Social Security: Applying for Medicare online

Did you know that you can apply for Medicare online even if you are not ready to retire?  And it takes less than 10 minutes!  There are no forms to sign and usually no required documentation.  We’ll process your application and contact you if we need more information.  To apply for Medicare and find otherContinue reading “Social Security: Applying for Medicare online”

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?”

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”

2022 Medicare Annual Election Period Checklist

Did you know that you can’t always make Medicare coverage changes? That’s why it’s important to learn about Medicare’s Annual Election Period (AEP), where you may be able to enroll in a Medicare Advantage plan or a stand-alone Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan or even make other changes to your current coverage. AEP takesContinue reading “2022 Medicare Annual Election Period Checklist”

Medicare Open Enrollment 2022 Guide

Everything you need to know about this year’s enrollment dates, coverage costs, eligibility details and opportunities to change coverage During the annual Medicare open enrollment, Medicare plan enrollees can reevaluate their coverage – whether it’s Original Medicare with supplemental drug coverage, or Medicare Advantage – and make changes if they want to do so. |Continue reading “Medicare Open Enrollment 2022 Guide”

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?”

¿Cómo funcionan los planes Medicare Advantage?

Los planes Medicare Advantage, a veces llamados “Parte C” o “Planes MA” son una alternativa “integral” a Medicare Original. Son ofrecidos por compañías privadas aprobadas por Medicare.  Si se inscribe en un Plan Medicare Advantage, todavía tendrá  Medicare.  Este “paquete” de planes incluye   Medicare Parte A (Seguro De Hospital) y  Medicare Parte B (Seguro Médico)y, por lo general, la coberturaContinue reading “¿Cómo funcionan los planes Medicare Advantage?”