Aug 31, 2021
Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period is the time of year when you can make changes to your Medicare coverage. Open Enrollment runs from October 15 through December 7, and any changes you make will take effect on January 1, 2022. This blog covers some important things to do during this upcoming Open Enrollment Period!
Jul 31, 2021
You can make changes to your Medicare coverage each year during Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period, which runs October 15 to December 7. Around September, you will start to receive notices with information about any changes to your coverage for the coming year. It is important to read and understand these notices, as they can help you decide if you should make changes to your coverage during Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period.
Jun 30, 2021
In this blog post, we will discuss helpful strategies to avoid experiencing Medicare issues. We will also review ways to identify and solve the problems that do come up.
May 28, 2021
In this blog post we discuss how to file an appeal with Original Medicare or your Medicare Advantage Plan.
Apr 30, 2021
From Part B premiums to prescription drug copays, there are various costs to consider for those with Medicare coverage. In this blog post we discuss programs that help people with their Medicare costs.
Apr 1, 2021
When you move, it can affect your Medicare coverage. In this blog, we’ll discuss various kinds of changes of residence—from in-state to abroad—and what they mean for your Medicare coverage.
Mar 1, 2021
There are many different ways to receive more of your care from your own home. In this blog, we will discuss the services that Medicare covers, how you might access them, and what steps you can take to get started.
Jan 17, 2020
There are Medigap changes for newly eligible beneficiaries
Feb 21, 2019
Medicare Supplement, or “Medigap,” insurance policies are designed to fill the cost-sharing gaps for people with Original Medicare. You may have questions about when and how to apply for a Medigap insurance policy. Your State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) will help you assess Medigap options and guidelines specific to your state and your individual circumstances.
Dec 6, 2018
If you’re a Medicare beneficiary or caring for someone who’s on Medicare, you may at times ask yourself, “Who do I call to report a quality of care concern?” Problems can come up wherever health care providers interact with patients including hospitals, nursing facilities, doctors’ offices and at home. Generally, Medicare beneficiaries can use two procedures—one at the federal level and the other at the state level—to report quality of care concerns. Your state SHIP program can help assess quality of care concerns and decide how to proceed.