Category Archives: Medicare Questions

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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

What Type of Medicare Questions Should I Be Asking?

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

What’s new with Medicare?

Health care has been a pretty big story in the news for quite a while, and it’s easy to feel confused about what‘s new with Medicare.  The truth is, for most people on Medicare, not much changed under the Affordable Care Act (ACA or “ObamaCare”). Most of the changes are aimed at the commercial insurance industry. One of the only ACA changes that affects Medicare is that many Medicare Part A benefits that were previously subject to out-of-pocket costs are now “free”. Whether you have Original Medicare or a Medicare Advantage plan, you’ll still have the same benefits and security you have now. Continue reading

A Look At Social Security And How It Effects You

Social Security effects virtually everyone. You’re either old enough to collect it or you’ve been paying for it your entire working life. But how much do you know about Social Security and how it effects you? Understanding Social Security becomes even more important as you approach retirement age – even if you don’t plan on retiring. Continue reading