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.”

Medicare open enrollment time again 2022

The leaves are starting to change and there is a nip in the air. We all know what that means; Open Enrollment for Medicare Prescription and Advantage plans is upon us. Oct. 15 through Dec. 7 are the official dates and the new plans take effect on January 1, 2022. Open Enrollment allows those onContinue reading “Medicare open enrollment time again 2022”

Lista de verificación del período de elección anual de Medicare 2022

¿Sabía que no siempre puede realizar cambios en la cobertura de Medicare? Por eso es importante conocer el Período de elección anual de Medicare (AEP), donde puede inscribirse en un plan Medicare Advantage o en un plan de medicamentos recetados de la Parte D de Medicare independiente o incluso realizar otros cambios en su coberturaContinue reading “Lista de verificación del período de elección anual de Medicare 2022”

Wellcare Announces Refreshed Brand in Effort to Better Serve Medicare Members

— Wellcare, a wholly owned subsidiary of Centene Corporation, announced today its refreshed corporate Medicare brand in an effort to better align with the company’s strategy, build stronger brand awareness, and support the company’s mission to help its members live better, healthier lives.  Combining Medicare Brands under One Name: Wellcare In January 2020, Centene Corporation acquired Wellcare. Since thatContinue reading “Wellcare Announces Refreshed Brand in Effort to Better Serve Medicare Members”

Part D late enrollment penalty

The late enrollment penalty is an amount that’s permanently added to your Medicare drug coverage (Part D) premium. You may owe a late enrollment penalty if at any time after your Initial Enrollment Period is over, there’s a period of 63 or more days in a row when you don’t have Medicare drug coverage or other  creditable prescription drugContinue reading “Part D late enrollment penalty”

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?”

Qué es exactamente Medicare y cómo funciona?

Medicare es un programa de seguro de salud federal, principalmente diseñado para personas mayores de 65 años, o para personas de menor edad con ciertas discapacidades y la Enfermedad Renal en Etapa Terminal. Aprenda más sobre Medicare a continuación. Una breve historia de Medicare Medicare se remonta a 1965 cuando el presidente Lyndon B. JohnsonContinue reading “Qué es exactamente Medicare y cómo funciona?”

Does 401(k) income count against your Medicare premium?

Q. Does 401(k) income count against your Medicare premium? A. The calculation of Medicare premiums is important to understand. Let’s start with the basics. Medicare insurance is divided into three primary sections. Part A, hospital insurance, is free and covers hospital stays, care in a nursing facility and some home health care, said Amiro Gnecco, a certifiedContinue reading “Does 401(k) income count against your Medicare premium?”