Many assume they do not have to enroll in Medicare if they have health insurance from their employer. When is that true and when should you actually enroll? Let’s break down the scenarios for enrollment to ensure that you are never left uncovered.
The Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) just ended on December 7th. Now that your new plan is in effect, you may discover that the benefits and coverage aren’t as comprehensive as you thought. Good news! You can utilize the *Open Enrollment Period (OEP) to choose a plan that better suits your needs.
What are the difference is between HMO’s and PPO’s, and what you might gain from choosing either in your Medicare Advantage plan?
Dual eligibility means that you’re 65 years of age or older as well as meet a certain income minimum for the government to give you funds to qualify for both Medicare and Medicaid.
As if Medicare weren’t confusing enough, everywhere you look there are confusing acronyms! These two are particularly important to not confuse because they affect when you can change your plans based on your current enrollment.
Have you received an Annual Notice of Change and are concerned about your Medicare coverage? Or not sure what these things mean? From premium changes to drug coverage changes, here are the important things to look for when it arrives.
Well, it’s official. Plan F of Medicare is being retired. So, what happens if you’re on plan F right now? Are you going to get kicked off? What will the new plan F be? Is there still a high deductible Med Supp plan? We have all of the answers and more!
We encounter many federal employees doubting if they should, or even can, enroll in the Medicare program. Will you lose your Federal Employee Health Benefits (FEHB) if you enroll in Medicare? Do you really need Medicare if you have FEHB? Let us put your mind at ease. Even as a federal employee you are still eligible to enroll in the Medicare program…and we highly recommend that you do! There are still some decisions you need to make, though, because things can get complicated fast.
Are you on Medicare? Are you taking advantage of all the free benefits that come with your plan? Many seniors aren’t aware of the Silver Sneakers program.
Medicare is intricate, but it doesn’t have to be. Whether you are new to Medicare, preparing to retire, or about to turn 65, you have several important decisions to make soon. We are here to make those choices clearer. We’ve outlined a checklist (with a timeline) for enrolling in Medicare and avoiding any late penalties or gaps in coverage.