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.
Nov 28, 2022
The Health Insurance Marketplaces were created by the Affordable Care Act, also known as the ACA. The Marketplaces allow people to buy insurance if they do not have insurance or if they need more insurance. You can access the Marketplace online or over the phone. Some states have their own Marketplaces, and other states use the federal Marketplace to provide coverage. Plans sold through Marketplaces are also known as Qualified Health Plans, or QHPs. Many people who have a Marketplace plan get cost assistance in the form of tax credits, which lower the plan’s monthly premium.
Oct 28, 2022
Some people have multiple types of health insurance, so it is important to know that Medicare coverage works differently with other kinds of insurance. This article reviews how Medicare works with two kinds of military benefits—TRICARE and Veterans Affairs benefits
Jan 26, 2022
Deciding if and when to enroll in the various parts of Medicare, when you are first eligible, is an important choice. In this blog post we will explain how to make informed Medicare enrollment decisions and avoid penalties or gaps in coverage.
Oct 6, 2021
This blog covers Medigaps, which can help cover the out-of-pocket costs with Original Medicare.
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.