2020 Part B Deductible / 2021 Part B Deductible

2020 Part B Deductible

2020 Part B Deductible / 2021 Part B Deductible for Medicare The 2021 changes for Medicare were released this month. The 2021 Part B Deductible is just one of the increases you will see. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released their updates for the coming year in a press release. Let’s look … Read more

Medicare and You 2020 & 2021

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Medicare and You 2020 & 2021 Guidebook – Read This First Your Introduction to the Medicare and You 2020 & 2021 Book, and where to get a copy. The Medicare and You 2021 Guidebook details what you need to know about Medicare benefits for the current year. In it you will find the basics of … Read more

How Much Does Medicare Cost?

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How Much Does Medicare Cost? Medicare costs can be different person to person, depending on which type of plan you choose. After you have a basic understanding of Medicare and it’s basic components, you will want to know how much does Medicare cost? The answer is, it depends on how you structure it. Let’s break … Read more

Using an Independent Medicare Insurance Agent

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Should I Use an Independent Medicare Insurance Agent? When it comes to making decisions on and signing up for Medicare health care planning, you will have a few paths to consider. First, you could take the path of figuring everything thing out on your own and signing-up independently. Your second option is to talk to … Read more

What is AEP? Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period

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What is AEP? Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period AEP stands for Annual Enrollment Period. It is the time of year when Medicare Beneficiaries can switch or enroll in Medicare Part D, drug plans and / or Medicare Advantage Plans. Do you love a good acronym? How about a very large amount of them? The health and … Read more

Part D Prescription Drug Plans

Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plans

Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan Information Part D of Medicare covers Prescription Drugs. There are different Part D Prescription Drug Plans available. When you choose a plan you will find various costs and coverage. However, the government establishes a “standard level of coverage” that each plan must meet. Each plan has a formulary – … Read more

Medicare Advantage vs Medicare Supplement

Medicare Advantage Vs Medicare Supplement

Medicare Advantage vs Medicare Supplement (Medigap): What Medicare Plan is Best for Me? I am a firm believer that there is a good Medicare health plan out there for everyone. Moreover, there might even be more than one good choice out there for your situation. If there is more than one good choice available to … Read more

What is Medicare Advantage

What is Medicare Advantage?

What is Medicare Advantage? In this article, we look at what is Medicare Advantage (aka Medicare Part C). As we discussed in our Medicare 101 Post, there are two different Medicare paths. You will choose one when you are setting up your health care in retirement. Path One = Original Medicare, Part A and Part … Read more

What is Medicare?

What is Medicare

A Simple Guide to the Basics Who is Eligible for Medicare? You are eligible if: First, you are 65 years old or older. Second, you have End Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or transplant) at any age Finally, you are classified as disabled by the Federal Government, at any age. When do … Read more