Thousands lose in-network status as Broward Health and UnitedHealthcare fail to reach agreement on contract

© Chris Day / South Florida/South Florida Sun-Sentinel/TNSThousands of United Healthcare members have lost in-network status to Broward Health hospitals and ambulatory centers when the two companies failed to reach agreement on a new multiyear contract by April 1. Thousands of UnitedHealthcare members this morning lost in-network access to Broward Health hospitals and ambulatory careContinue reading “Thousands lose in-network status as Broward Health and UnitedHealthcare fail to reach agreement on contract”

Tools you can use to maximize your Social Security benefit

Choosing when to collect your Social Security benefits can have a large impact on your standard of living in retirement, especially if you didn’t save enough on your own. According to the Social Security Administration, Social Security benefits represent 30% of retirement income for the elderly. Deciding when to collect is a complicated task — you’llContinue reading “Tools you can use to maximize your Social Security benefit”

You deserve a Medicare plan that puts your health needs first.

Wellcare has Medicare Advantage plans with all-in-one coverage, $0 premiums and large provider networks. Wellcare proudly serves over 1 million people with affordable Medicare Advantage plans.1 A healthier future starts with your Medicare Advantage plan. Wellcare believes in high-quality healthcare that looks after your health and your budget. Get money back You could get some, orContinue reading “You deserve a Medicare plan that puts your health needs first.”

Should I choose Medicare over my employer’s health plan?

How do Medicare Advantage Plans work?I’m at full retirement age but under 70. I’m still working and get health insurance through my employer, but I have the hospitalization part of Medicare. Maximum Medicare premiums are slightly less than my share of the employer insurance premium. Are Medicare premiums tax deductible? If they are, it mayContinue reading “Should I choose Medicare over my employer’s health plan?”

Primas más bajas, más beneficios para las personas mayores que compran planes Medicare Advantage 2022

Los Centros de Servicios de Medicare y Medicaid (los CMS por sus siglas en inglés) anunciaron las primas, deducibles y otra información esencial acerca de los planes de medicamentos recetados de Medicare Advantage y de la Parte D antes de la Inscripción Abierta de Medicare para ayudar a las personas con Medicare a decidir sobreContinue reading “Primas más bajas, más beneficios para las personas mayores que compran planes Medicare Advantage 2022”

Que es SilverSneakers?

Beneficiarios de Medicare de 65 años o más para aumentar la salud física, el bienestar social y fuertes lazos comunitarios. Para ello, ofrece clases de fitness grupales para todas las habilidades impartidas por instructores capacitados. Como programa nacional, SilverSneakers está disponible en 17,000 gimnasios y centros de acondicionamiento físico en los Estados Unidos. SilverSneakers yContinue reading “Que es SilverSneakers?”

Medicare Explained

Medicare is our country’s health insurance program for people age 65 or older. Certain people younger than age 65 can qualify for Medicare too, including those with disabilities and those who have permanent kidney failure. The program helps with the cost of health care, but it does not cover all medical expenses or the costContinue reading “Medicare Explained”