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”

Aetna 2022 Medicare plans feature more benefits, lower member costs and greater affordability

84 percent of Medicare beneficiaries can choose a $0 premium Aetna Medicare Advantage plan Aetna®, a CVS Health® company (NYSE: CVS), announced its 2022 Medicare offerings, featuring expanded benefits focused on a holistic approach to health and new Medicare Advantage plan options, including Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans and Aetna Medicare Eagle® plans designed especially for VeteransContinue reading “Aetna 2022 Medicare plans feature more benefits, lower member costs and greater affordability”

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?”

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?”

¿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?”

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”