Medicare Insurance Blog

May 4, 2016 Comments are off admin

The ABCs of Selecting a Medicare Supplement Plan

Just like practically every other health insurance plan known to man, Medicare comes with deductibles and co-pays. And, while original Medicare generally offers good coverage, it also comes with some holes. For instance, I wouldn’t rely on it if y

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May 4, 2016 Comments are off admin

How to Pick a Medigap Policy

More than 10,000 people enroll in Medicare each day, according to the National Council on Aging. If you are getting ready to join these ranks, you may find yourself in the market for a plan to pay

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May 4, 2016 Comments are off admin

How to choose the best medigap plan

Medigap health plans are basically bookkeeping operations. Unlike Medicare Advantage plans, Medigap plans don't make any decisions about what to cover. They don't have networks of doctors or hospitals. All they do is pick up a specified share of your

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May 4, 2016 Comments are off admin

Starting Medicare: What you need to know after 65

Understanding Medicare's different parts

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March 22, 2016 Comments are off admin

Surprise! Your Medicare Part B premiums may increase by 50 percent in 2016

Medicare rules and private insurance plans can affect people differently depending on where they live. To make sure the answers here are as accurate as possible, Phil is working with the State Health Insurance

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Successful retirees share their financial secrets

If you're looking for retirees who are happy with the financial situation, you'll want to review TIAA's "2016 Voices of

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10,000 People Are Now Enrolling In Medicare – Every Day

President Obama wants you to know: He loves America’s seniors. (And is even intimidated by a few of them.) “The toughest justice on the Supreme Court is also the oldest … the notorious RGB,” Obama joked at Monday’s White House Conference on Aging,

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Before You Buy, Read These Medicare Supplement Tips First

Medicare can already be confusing enough of a topic. Then there is Medicare supplemental insurance... you know, to help you augment the other costs that Medicare may not cover

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Turned 65 yet? Examine your Medicare options, Dr. Trunk says

Approximately 11,000 adults become eligible for Medicare every day, reflecting a dramatically increasing senior population, and that number is only going to grow. The U.S. Census Bureau predicts there will be about 72.1 million sen

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New enrollees rethinking Medicare Advantage option

For years, Medicare Advantage plans have been big business for private insurers offering one-stop shopping, low premiums and extra benefits to an aging Western Pennsylvania population. But there are signs lately that the plans a

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