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Part D of Medicare Plan offers subsidy depending on Federal Poverty level

Federal poverty level (FPL) guidelines for 2012 provides the basis for eligibility levels for various public health benefit programs including those for older people and people with disabilities. These were published in the Federal Register in January, 2012. The guidelines … Continue reading

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Comparing Medicare Supplemental Plans

Every Medicare Supplemental policy, in order to be designated a “Medicare Supplemental” or “Medigap”, plan has to follow federal and state laws designed to make the buying process easier for the consumer. Medigap insurance companies can only sell you a … Continue reading

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Eligibilty Requirements for Purchasing a Medigap Plan

To buy a Medigap policy, you must have Medicare Part A and Part B. You are guaranteed the right to buy a Medigap policy if you are in your Medicare open enrollment period or covered under a Medigap protection. You … Continue reading

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Medigap Plans are on the list to Reform

Our President and congress are looking for ways to lower healthcare spending. One of the proposed ways to do this is to change the way Medigap Plans work. The idea is to lower the benefits in the plans so that … Continue reading

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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 Supplemental Plan F

Medicare Supplement Plan F has become the most popular of all Medicare Supplement Plans as it contains comprehensive coverage for everything Medicare Insurance doesn’t cover as long as the charge is approved by Medicare Insurance. If Medicare Part B or … Continue reading

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