Monthly Archives: September 2011

Medicare Advantage Plan change letters are being sent out this week.

Remember AEP or Open Enrollment is early this year. Starting in 2012,the date changes from Nov. 15th thru Dec. 31st to Oct. 15th,and runs till Dec. 7th. Prior to this, letters from carriers that are making changes to their Medicare … Continue reading

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Medicare Advantage premiums are lower for 2012, enrollment is projected to rise

Medicare Advantage premiums are projected to be 4 percent lower in 2012, and enrollment is expected to go up 10 percent. This is according to an announcement made by the Department of Health and Human Services. The Department of Health and … Continue reading

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What is a “Medicare Advantage Plan”

A Medicare Advantage plan is an insurance plan offered through a private insurance company. To be eligible to purchase one you must be enrolled in Medicare Part A & Part B. Many times these plans also include Medicare Part D,prescription … Continue reading

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MEDICARE ADVANTAGE CHANGES FOR 2012

The dates have changed for Special Election Period for Service Area Reduction or Plan Non-renewal . In prior years, an early SEP permitted agents to accept enrollments in October. However, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued … Continue reading

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Medigap Plans/Medicare Supplement Plans Can Give You Peace Of Mind

As we grow older we come to realize that we will eventually need to deal with health problems and in today’s economy, that can cause some of us financial headaches.  We recommend looking into a Medicare Supplement Insurance Plan or … Continue reading

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Oringinal Medicare Now Covers Preventative Services for 2011

If you’ve had Part B for longer than 12 months, you can get a yearly “wellness” visit to develop or update a personalized plan to prevent disease based on your current health and risk factors. This visit is covered once … Continue reading

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AARP Medicare Rx Plan

AARP is a Medicare approved organization you can trust. It offers three different drug plans for you to choose from. AARP designed these drug plans to provide prescription drugs to Medicare beneficiaries at lower costs. You can’t afford not to … Continue reading

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What is Medigap?

When you have the Original Medicare Plan coverage, you will find it does not provide 100% coverage. You will be required to pay deductibles, co-pays, and co-insurance. While Medicare pays for a lot of health care services, there are still … Continue reading

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