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”

Medicare Extra Help?

Eligibility, income limits and how to applyIf you need help with your prescription drugs, there is support available Individuals who have limited income and assets could qualify for assistance when it comes to paying for prescription drugs through Medicare’s Extra Help program. This is thanks to a partnership between the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Centers for Medicare &Continue reading “Medicare Extra Help?”

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”

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”

Premiums lower, more perks for seniors shopping 2022 Medicare Advantage plans

Seniors who are considering enroll in a Medicare Advantage plan or switching plans can get information and ask questions at places such as the Highmark Direct Health Insurance storefront in a shopping plaza along McKnight Road in Ross, along with similar community-based locations offered by Highmark as well as rivals such as UPMC and Aetna/CVSContinue reading “Premiums lower, more perks for seniors shopping 2022 Medicare Advantage plans”

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?”

If I am unhappy with my Medicare Advantage plan, can I switch plans?

 Just being “unhappy” with a Medicare Advantage plan doesn’t give you the right to switch plans, but there are certainly several time periods when you can legitimately change to another plan. These include:  Annual open enrollment period (Oct. 15 to Dec. 7): You have many options to change your coverage during this time frame: fromContinue reading “If I am unhappy with my Medicare Advantage plan, can I switch plans?”

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”