Mar 24, 2023
It is important to work with your doctor to ensure you get the best health care possible. This blog covers how you can build an effective relationship with your doctor and make the most of your visits.
Jan 24, 2023
You can only enroll in Medicare or make changes to your Medicare during certain times of the year. In this blog post we review these enrollment periods, so you can make the most of them.
Aug 29, 2022
Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period, also known as the Annual Election Period, is the time of year when you can make changes to your Medicare coverage. This period runs from October 15 through December 7, and any changes you make will take effect on January 1. Even if you are happy with your current health and drug coverage, Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period is a good time to review what you have, compare it with other options, and make sure that your current coverage still meets your needs for the coming year.
Aug 1, 2022
It is important to understand your Medicare coverage choices and to pick your coverage carefully. Here we’ll look at one important choice—choosing between Original Medicare and a Medicare Advantage Plan.
Mar 28, 2022
Things don’t always go according to plan. When unforeseen challenges or mistakes occur with your Medicare, it is helpful to know where to voice your concerns and who can help.
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 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.
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.