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  • Medicare Part C (Medicare Advantage)

    Medicare Part C (Medicare Advantage) A Medicare Advantage plan (like an HMO or PPO) is a Medicare health coverage option you may have when you qualify for Medicare due to age or disability. Medi ... READ MORE

  • What to Do If You Missed Medicare's AEP

    Even with the best of intentions, sometimes life can get in the way of your most organized plans. A family emergency, an unexpected trip, or a crisis at your office may have distracted you from the ... READ MORE

  • What Is Medigap? Medicare Supplement Plans Explained

    What amount of healthcare coverage is enough? We’ve all asked this question at different times of our lives. We want to know if we’ll be protected if we experience a sudden and unexpected medical cr ... READ MORE

  • Part D: What Is the Medicare Donut Hole?

    If this is your first year on Medicare, or you are new to Part D prescription drug coverage, you may be concerned about the potential coverage gap called the “donut hole.” This donut hole is a tempora ... READ MORE

  • California Birthday Rule

    California’s Medigap Birthday Rule If you’ve chosen to get your Medicare benefits through Original Medicare, you may have considered purchasing a Medigap, or Medicare Supplement, plan to help pay f ... READ MORE

  • How Medicare Part D Works

    Anyone who has faced an illness, injury, or chronic condition may understand that prescription drugs can be necessary to help you live a healthy and active life. As Medicare beneficiaries, we can ... READ MORE

  • Maximum Out-of-Pocket Limits for Medicare Advantage

    Out-of-pocket costs are a big concern for Medicare-eligible individuals as they compare and choose Medicare insurance plans. Even though Medicare plans help cover many costs associated with your med ... READ MORE

  • ESRD and Your Medicare Options: What You Should Know

    End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD), is permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or a kidney transplant. Any individual who has ESRD, regardless of age, is eligible for Medicare. If your kidneys no lo ... READ MORE

  • The Election Is Over? Not Yet!

    Even though the votes are counted and the results are in after our national election, Medicare beneficiaries know that another election is still going on. Medicare’s Annual Election Period (or Annua ... READ MORE

  • How to Change Your Medicare Coverage

    Now that Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) is over, you may be having doubts or concerns. Perhaps you didn’t make a change in your coverage and wish you had, or maybe you changed plans and y ... READ MORE

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