May 2020

Medicare monthly premium for drug plans

Medicare monthly premium for drug plans Most Medicare Prescription Drug Plans charge a monthly fee that varies by plan. You pay this in addition to the Medicare Part B premium. If you join a Medicare Advantage Plan (Part C) or [...]

I’m eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid. What can I do?

I'm eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid. What can I do? Special enrollment periods if you get Extra Help Join, switch, or drop your Medicare Advantage Plan or Medicare prescription drug coverage. When? One time during each of these periods: [...]

What is Medicare Advantage Plans?

Medicare Advantage Plans Medicare Advantage Plans are a type of Medicare health plan offered by a private company that contracts with Medicare to provide all your Part A and Part B benefits. Most Medicare Advantage Plans also offer prescription drug [...]

April 2020

Why do people choose Medicare Advantage?

People choose Medicare Advantage for a few reasons: Covers Part A and Part B deductibles Carries little to no premiums (as of 2020) Offers additional services such as hearing aids, wellness discounts and limited dental work. Some plans include prescription [...]

What is Medicare Advantage?

Medicare Part C is commonly known as Medicare Advantage (MA plans) Medicare Advantage is also offered in the common forms of an HMO or PPO plan from private insurance companies approved by Medicare.  This means that those who choose a Medicare [...]

Original Medicare Part A & B + Medicare Supplement + Part D

Medicare Supplement insurance is also referred to as a Medigap policy by CMS. These names are interchangeable. You should expect to: Pay monthly premiums for Original Medicare Part B, Pay Medicare Supplement premium Pay Part D drug plan Medicare Supplements [...]

What is Medicare Part B?

Medicare Part B coverage is responsible for medical-related expenses.  When you are first eligible for Medicare, you have a 7-month initial enrollment period (IEP). Your IEP begins 3 months before the month you turn 65, you birth month, and ends [...]