Exploring Medicare Coverage and Travel: Answers to Your Most Common Questions

Summer is the perfect time for seniors to embark on new adventures, whether exploring national parks across the U.S. or visiting exotic destinations abroad. As you plan your travels, understanding how your Medicare coverage works away from home is crucial. Here, we address the most frequently asked questions about Medicare and travel, ensuring you’re well-prepared…

Fun in the Sun: Skin Protection and Medicare Coverage Tips for Summer

As we soak up the sun this summer, it’s essential to balance enjoyment with skin protection, especially for seniors who face increased risks of skin cancer. Did you know that UV rays from the sun are the primary cause of skin cancer? But fear not! With practical tips and understanding Medicare coverage, you can stay…

Unlocking the Potential of March Nutrition Month: Exploring Medicare’s Wellness Programs

March is Nutrition Month, a time to celebrate healthy eating and education. But did you know that Medicare covers more than just healthcare?  It also offers a range of programs aimed at promoting overall well-being, including nutrition education. In this article, we’ll explore the significance of nutrition in preventative care and highlight the various nutrition…

15 Essential Medicare Benefits You Might Not Know About

Get the most of your coverage so you can live your BEST LIFE! When it comes to Medicare, there’s more than meets the eye. In this blog, we’ll explore 15 lesser-known services covered by Original Medicare, with a focus on Original Medicare Part B. Whether you’re a new beneficiary or a seasoned one, understanding these…

Choosing Your Medicare Advantage Plan: HMOs vs. PPOs

Choosing the right health plan shouldn’t be complicated. In this blog, we’ll explain the main differences between them, providing insights to help you make informed decisions. Think of this as your handy guide, with essential questions to make your healthcare choices easier and help you confidently pick between HMOs and PPOs. HMO vs. PPO: What…

Walk Your Dog Month: Motivating Wellness in 2024!

Unlocking Medicare Coverage Tips to Keep You on Track All Year Long As we stride into the new year, what better way to embrace a healthier lifestyle than by celebrating “Walk Your Dog Month”? The simple act of walking your dog not only brings joy to your furry companion but also holds the key to…

3 Common Mistakes to Avoid During the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (AEP)!

The Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) is a crucial time of year for Medicare recipients to reevaluate their coverage and make necessary changes. This period, which runs from October 15 to December 7 annually, offers the opportunity to find more affordable coverage, reduce prescription drug costs, or even get more coverage for a similar price….

Navigating Alzheimer’s with Medicare

September is World Alzheimer’s Month, so we feel it’s vital to equip ourselves, our clients, and community with knowledge about this condition and how Medicare can lend a helping hand. Whether you’re directly impacted or simply curious, we’re here to provide you with clear, concise information to navigate this journey together. Understanding Alzheimer’s:  Alzheimer’s is…

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) revealed on Thursday, August 31st 2023, that the initial group of ten Medicare Part D medications slated for negotiation under the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) has been identified.

These drugs have been designated based on the outlined criteria within the IRA. This legislation mandates that CMS prioritize drugs with the highest Medicare expenditure and minimal competition, among other considerations. The resulting roster encompasses medications that are crucial for numerous Medicare recipients in treating various conditions such as cancer, diabetes, blood clotting, heart failure,…

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