The Medicare program is full of fraud, waste, abuse, and scam artists. So it’s reasonable to research before signing up for a Medicare plan that sounds too good to be true, particularly from someone cold calling you. In this article, we’ll explore Medicare Part C, the private health insurance … [Read more...] about Is Medicare Part C a Scam or Legitimate?
9 Facts About High Deductible Plan G and How it Works
If you are getting your Medicare benefits for the first time, you probably have questions about supplemental Medicare coverage. And you may want to know how you can save money. In this article, we're going to take a deep dive into one of the best ways to save money and still have good coverage. … [Read more...] about 9 Facts About High Deductible Plan G and How it Works
How to Qualify for Both Medicare and Medicaid in 2023
Healthcare costs in our country are out of control, putting millions of Americans at risk. Fortunately, we have Medicaid as a social safety net system. Without Medicaid, millions of people would be unable to afford their Medicare benefits. They would not be able to pay their monthly premiums, the … [Read more...] about How to Qualify for Both Medicare and Medicaid in 2023
Why is Medicare Different in Each State?
You may have noticed that Medicare is not the same everywhere. Plans are different. Costs are different. And, benefits are different, too. In this article, we'll explain the differences in Medicare, and how you can get the most Medicare possible, no matter what state you're in. Does it … [Read more...] about Why is Medicare Different in Each State?
When Can You Change Your Medicare Plan?
Most people can change their Medicare health coverage and Medicare drug coverage during three different enrollment periods. Each period has different rules. If you are new to Medicare, you have an additional option. Most of us know about the Medicare open enrollment period in the fall. With all … [Read more...] about When Can You Change Your Medicare Plan?
Medicare Supplement (Medigap) Plans: Coverage, Costs, and Eligibility
As you approach your 65th birthday, choosing a Medicare plan might seem overwhelming, but it's not so bad when you break it down. Medicare has two sections: Part B and Part A. Medicare Part A covers your hospital care, skilled nursing facilities, and hospice costs. It's generally premium-free. … [Read more...] about Medicare Supplement (Medigap) Plans: Coverage, Costs, and Eligibility
Is Plan F Still Available in 2023?
Is Medicare Plan F going away? Yes and no. Plan F is still available in 2023. However, it isn't available to everyone. And it may not be the best cost option. To get a Plan F policy you must be eligible and you must go through an approval process with the insurance company. In this article, … [Read more...] about Is Plan F Still Available in 2023?
What is the Cheapest Medicare Option?
If you are about to get your Medicare benefits, you might be wondering if you can afford a top-shelf Medicare Supplement plan. A better question might be, can you afford not to have Medicare Supplement Insurance? In this article, we’re going to explore 3 cheap Medicare Supplements to see if … [Read more...] about What is the Cheapest Medicare Option?
Paying for Drugs When You Have a Medigap Plan
For some people, the switch to Medicare is welcome. However, even with Medicare being universally available, Medicare coverage varies widely among individuals. If you look at Medicare Advantage plans, you already understand how many options exist. Most of these plans include prescription … [Read more...] about Paying for Drugs When You Have a Medigap Plan
What Does Medicare Part B Excess Charges Mean?
Most doctors in the USA participate in the Medicare program in one form or another. It's a very small percentage that doesn't. However, not all doctors participate in the same way, and this often leads to Medicare Part B Excess Charges. In this article, we'll explain what these charges are, how … [Read more...] about What Does Medicare Part B Excess Charges Mean?