Attained Age vs Issue Age

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Attained Age vs Issue Age Medicare Supplement Insurance Companies all price their plans differently. One of the biggest differences between plan prices is whether or not an insurance company uses attained age vs issue age to price their Medigap plans. Background Information: What is a Medicare Supplement? Medicare Supplement plans, also called Medigap Plans since … Read more

What is Medicare Plan G?

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What is Medicare Plan G? When people talk about Medicare Plan G, they are referring to the Medicare Supplement Plan G. It can also be called a Medigap Plan G. Plan G is on its way to becoming the most popular Supplement Plan. 2020, is the first year that people newly aging into Medicare cannot … Read more

What are Part B Excess Charges?

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What are Part B Excess Charges? Medicare Part B Excess Charges are important to understand when you are deciding what Medigap Plan (Medicare Supplement) to get. Every once-in-a-while, we hear from a client that is confused about a doctor’s bill. They are confused that there is a fee they need to pay that Medicare didn’t … Read more

What is Medicare Plan F?

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What is Medicare Plan F? You may have heard, but there have been changes with who can get what Medicare Supplement Plans (aka Medigap Plans) now. Plan F and Plan C are not available to people turning 65 on or after 2020. So, you might be wondering, what is Medicare Plan F? In this quick … Read more

Medicare and Medicaid Difference Guide

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Medicare and Medicaid Difference Guide The Medicare and Medicaid Difference Guide helps you understanding both services, so you can make the best decisions for yourself and your loved ones. The United States has two separate national health care systems: Medicare and Medicaid. The government created the two programs for two different kinds of people. However, … Read more

Is Medicare Plan F Going Away?

Is Medicare Plan F Going Away?

Is Medicare Plan F Going Away? As a Medicare Health Insurance Agent I hear this question over and over: “Is Medicare Plan F Going Away?” The simple answer is, no, Plan F is not going away. However, not everyone can sign-up for it as of January 2020. Who Can Still Get a Medigap Plan F? … Read more

Caring for Elderly Parents

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Caring for Elderly Parents: A How To Guide Welcome to the ultimate guide to caring for elderly parents and/or grandparents. Aging is a natural part of life, and everyone should have a care plan for themselves and their aging loved ones. This guide helps you make the tough decisions to keep your loved ones safe … Read more

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

Does Medicare Cover Hearing Aids?

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Does Medicare Cover Hearing Aids? One questions we hear a lot at Medicare Life Health is “Does Medicare Cover Hearing Aids? The simple answer is NO. However, some Medicare Advantage Plans will. Let’s look at both. Original Medicare Will Not Cover Hearing Aids. “Hearing and balance exams – Medicare covers these exams if your doctor … 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