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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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
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).
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
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
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
So you’ve made the decision to go back to school and learn something new, but you are facing some obstacles. Perhaps you have difficulty getting out of the house or transportation is an issue. Perhaps you cannot swing it financially. If any of this resonates with you, please do not be discouraged, the Internet might be your answer. Continue reading
Life begins at fifty! Fifty is the new thirty! As many of us move beyond the age of fifty we have probably heard these sayings and, while they may not ring true with everyone, there is no denying that in this century aging isn’t what it was for our grandparents. Continue reading
As social creatures, we depend on other human beings for our very survival. This starts at the beginning of our lives. At birth human babies are among the most dependent mammals on earth. We depend on human relationships throughout our lives to fulfill our needs for love and intimacy, education and careers, spirituality and emotional bonding. Continue reading
With so much information out there regarding healthy eating and dieting, what to eat and what to avoid, it is no wonder people get confused. Over the years we’ve seen low-fat diets and low-carbohydrate diets, grapefruit diets, paleo diets, all meat diets and so on. Today we hear a lot about gluten and its role in a healthy diet. We also hear a lot about low-carb diets. But what’s the real story with carbohydrates and gluten? Is going gluten-free just another “diet” on the long list of “diets?” Continue reading