Wellcare Announces Largest Medicare Advantage Expansion to Date

NEWS PROVIDED BY Wellcare TAMPA, Fla./PRNewswire/ — Wellcare, a wholly owned subsidiary of Centene Corporation, announced today its largest Medicare Advantage expansion to date. Wellcare will now offer its wide range of Medicare Advantage plans in 1,575 counties across 36 states during the 2022 Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (AEP), beginning Oct. 15. “At Wellcare, we are committedContinue reading “Wellcare Announces Largest Medicare Advantage Expansion to Date”

Medicare Enrollment Periods

There are many different types of Medicare Enrollment Periods. These enrollment periods fall into two categories. First, open enrollment is available to anyone eligible for Medicare. Then, Special Enrollment Periods. If you want to change the coverage you currently have, you can do so during one of the above enrollment Medicare Enrollment Periods for EveryoneContinue reading “Medicare Enrollment Periods”

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”

How do Medicare Advantage Plans work?

Medicare Advantage Plans, sometimes called “Part C” or “MA Plans,” are an “all in one” alternative to Original Medicare. They are offered by private companies approved by Medicare.  If you join a Medicare Advantage Plan, you still have  Medicare.  These “bundled” plans include   Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) and  Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance), and usually Medicare drugContinue reading “How do Medicare Advantage Plans work?”

Disadvantages of Medicare advantage

Medicare Advantage  Plan, also called a Part C or an MA Plan, may sound enticing. It combines Medicare Part A (hospital insurance), Medicare Part B (medical insurance), and usually Medicare Part D (prescription drug coverage) into one plan. These plans cover all Medicare services, and some offer extra coverage for vision, hearing, and dental. They are offeredContinue reading “Disadvantages of Medicare advantage”

Are Medicare Advantage Plans Being Phased Out?

If you’re currently enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan, you may have heard that these plans may no longer be offered. Since it can be difficult to parse fact from fiction, here’s an overview on the future of Medicare Advantage – and what to do if your plan stops being offered. Is Medicare going away?Continue reading “Are Medicare Advantage Plans Being Phased Out?”

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?”

3 formas de evitar la multa por inscripción tardía en la Parte D

Aunque no tome medicamentos ahora, debe considerar inscribirse en un Plan Medicare de medicamentos o en un Plan de Medicare Advantage con cobertura de medicamentos para evitar una multa. Es posible que pueda encontrar un plan que satisfaga sus necesidades con una prima mensual baja o sin prima.                Continue reading “3 formas de evitar la multa por inscripción tardía en la Parte D”

Multa por inscripción tardía en la Parte D

Conozca cómo de evitar la Penalidad de Inscripción Tardía. La multa por inscripción tardía es un monto que se agrega permanentemente a su prima de cobertura de medicamentos de Medicare (Parte D).Es posible que deba una multa por inscripción tardía si, en cualquier momento después de que termine su Período de Inscripción Inicial, hay unContinue reading “Multa por inscripción tardía en la Parte D”

Centers for medicare and Medicaid Service

Medicare Part B enrollment: There’s still time to sign up! Most people get Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) when they turn 65. If you didn’t sign up for Part B then, now’s the time to decide if you want to enroll. During Medicare’s General Enrollment Period (January 1–March 31), you can enroll in Part B andContinue reading “Centers for medicare and Medicaid Service”