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 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”

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”

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?”