Aug 29, 2023
Medicare’s Open Enrollment 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. You may also hear the Open Enrollment Period called the Annual Election Period.
Aug 2, 2023
As you may know, Original Medicare Part B covers 80 percent of the cost of most services. But what about the remaining 20 percent? Or the other out-of-pocket costs like deductibles or inpatient copayments? This post reviews Medigaps, which can help cover out-of-pocket costs with Original Medicare.
Jun 26, 2023
Ambulances are vehicles that transport patients to and from medical facilities, like hospitals. Ambulances are medically equipped and staffed by professionals like EMTs or paramedics. Let’s look at how Medicare covers transportation in ambulances.
May 25, 2023
Paying for prescription drugs can cause financial stress. There are some programs and strategies for lowering your prescription drugs. Let’s review some ways you can save on your drug costs.
May 1, 2023
This blog will help you understand how Medicare covers outpatient mental health services, prescription drugs for mental health treatment, and inpatient mental health services.
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.
Feb 23, 2023
Leaving your home to receive health care can be difficult or impossible for some. This blog post covers how Medicare covers home health care.
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.
Dec 21, 2022
Your Medicare coverage and costs can change each year, so it is important to understand and review your benefits. Here is an overview of what’s new in 2023.
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.