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Did You Know You Can Re-Enroll in a Plan You Accidentally Dis-Enrolled From?

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The Annual Enrollment Period ends December 7th, meaning there’s still time to restore your coverage with Viva Medicare if you accidentally switched to another plan, or if you are having buyer’s remorse. Simply cancel your new plan and give us a call before December 31, 2016 and we can help you re-enroll in your old Viva Medicare plan. Continue reading

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We’re Hosting a Meeting in Your Neighborhood

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There are only a few meetings left until Medicare Annual Enrollment Period ends on Wednesday, December 7th!  This may be your last chance to enroll in a 4 Star plan that has received the highest member satisfaction score of any Medicare Advantage plan in Alabama according to the 2017 Medicare & You Handbook for Alabama. Continue reading

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The Benefits of a Limited Network Plan

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If you’ve ever shopped at a big box wholesaler such as Costco or Sam’s Club, chances are you’ve bought a whole lot of something at a very reasonable price. For our purposes, let’s say strawberries. So, you’re sitting at home enjoying your strawberries when the next thing you know it’s been a week and you still have half a box left. And as strawberries tend to do, they begin to go bad and you end up throwing some out. In the end, what was originally intended to help you save really just led to you wasting money. Continue reading

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Why the Medicare Star Rating Is Important to You

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For the second year in a row, Viva Medicare, has received 4 stars – the highest star rating in Alabama! The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) rates the relative quality of Medicare Advantage plans, like Viva Medicare, as a way of helping beneficiaries assess the quality of Medicare Advantage plans that they’re considering joining. CMS rates Medicare Advantage plans on a one to five-star scale, with five stars representing the highest quality. Continue reading

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Enjoy full access to the VIVA HEALTH Cafe.

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By now, you’ve probably been overloaded by a variety of health insurance companies competing for your attention. After all, it is the Annual Enrollment Period and like the Iron Bowl, it only comes once a year. It’s all very overwhelming and can make the process of deciding which Medicare Advantage plan is the best for you very difficult. Continue reading

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Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period begins October 15

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All-in-one plans starting at $0 per month! Enroll today!

Want to know why more than 43,000 Alabamians1 LOVE Viva Medicare? Not only are we close to home and always ready to help, but we offer plans that may be able to help you save on Medicare expenses in 2017. From plans with no monthly premiums to a plan with a low monthly premium and lower copays, our plans always go the extra mile for you. Enroll in a plan that has received the Highest Member Satisfaction Score in Alabama and earned 4 out of 5 Stars from Medicare – the highest star rating given to Medicare Advantage plans in Alabama.

We also offer a plan for people who have both Medicare and Medicaid. Plus, discover all the perks of being a Viva Medicare member including full access to the Viva Health Cafes, free preventive screenings and no referrals required to see most contracted specialists.Click here to find your plan. Continue reading

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Find a Group Enrollment Meeting Near You

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October Group Meetings Announced

Mark your calendars. Viva Medicare is hosting a meeting in your neighborhood. Our group meetings are a hassle-free, convenient way for you to receive easy to understand answers to all your Medicare questions. Our licensed Guardian Agents will show you how you may be able to save on your 2017 Medicare expenses. You’ll also learn about Viva Medicare plan options and you can even enroll at a meeting. Click here to find a meeting in your neighborhood or call 1-888-8482 (TTY users call 711).

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Understanding the Different Types of Enrollment Periods

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Whether you are turning 65 or are already on Medicare, it’s important to be aware of the different Medicare enrollment periods. That’s right, Medicare enrollment is not a one size fits all solution. Different Medicare enrollment periods affect people in different circumstances. Let’s take a closer look at the different types of enrollment: Continue reading

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What Type of Medicare Questions Should I Be Asking?

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Whether you are new to Medicare or have some experience receiving Medicare benefits, you may have come across the option of enrolling in a Medicare Advantage Plan. Many people rely on this type of plan to help pay for some of the services not covered by Original Medicare.  However, knowing which questions to ask is critical to finding a plan that fits your needs and your budget. When choosing a plan, consider these questions before making a decision as to which is the best plan for you. Continue reading

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What is the Annual Notice of Change?

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Kids are back in school, leaves are dazzling us with colorful new hues, and fresh baked pecan pies are sweetening homes all across Alabama. That can only mean one thing: it’s football season! Oh, and  Medicare Advantage plans are beginning to send out their Annual Notice of Change (ANOC) documents. As the name implies, the ANOC highlights the changes made to your current Medicare Advantage plan for the upcoming year. As a Medicare Advantage beneficiary, it’s important to keep an eye out on your mailbox for this information, because it typically gets mailed in September. Continue reading