What if I missed my Medicare deadline?

In the event that you missed your Initial Enrollment Period (IEP) and need to enroll in Medicare, don't despair. You can still enroll during Special Enrollment Period (SEP) or the General Enrollment Period.

Maine Medicare Advantage Trial Rule: 3 years to switch to Medigap

If you are enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan you have a right to switch to a Medigap Plan (Medicare Supplement) without health review under certain limited circumstances. Normally you have a one year Medicare Advantage trial period after which you can dis-enroll and purchase a Medigap Plan. In Maine, this trial period is three years long.

Medigap: How Does it Handle Preexisting Conditions?

If you enroll in a Medigap policy during your open enrollment period your policy cannot deny you coverage because of a pre-existing condition, however it can enforce a waiting period before...

Medigap Plan High Deductible G will be a new option in 2020

After January 1st 2020, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) will change Medicare Supplement plans in all states. It will change who can buy Medigap Plans F, High F, and C. As of 2020 only beneficiaries that do not fall into the category of "newly eligible" will be able to keep Plan F, High F and C.

Medigap Plan F 2020 Rules: MACRA explained

MACRA is a federal law that will change who can buy Medigap Plans F, High F, and C. As of 2020 only beneficiaries that are not newly eligibles will be able to keep Plan F, High F and C.

Leaving Employer’s Insurance and Enrolling in Medicare Part B

It is more and more common for people to keep working beyond age 65 due to their Employer-Sponsored Insurance. Senior65 generally recommends those over 65 to delay enrolling in Medicare part B if they are offered coverage through work (including spouses work). We all want to stay clear of paying Medicare late-enrollment penalties while avoiding gaps in coverage. This is where Senior65 comes in to make sense of it all.

Aetna Medigap Application

Aetna offers many Medicare Supplemental Medigap plans to help cover the gaps in coverage that Original Medicare leaves. If you a

Medicare Open Enrollment 2020

Medicare's 2020 Annual Election Period (also known as Open Enrollment) kicks in on October 15th and finishes on Dec 7th.
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Compare Innovative Plan F Extra: Anthem vs HealthNet vs Blue Shield

The 3 new Medicare Supplement (Medigap) plans in California that now cover vision and hearing aids call for a well-rounded comparison from Senior65.com.

Should I switch to Medigap Plan G before 2020

Hello. I turn 65 this month and have enrolled in a Plan F attained-age policy. Plan F will no longer be available for those new to Medicare after 2020. I am wondering if I should switch to Plan G while I can, in the next few months.

Blue Shield Plan F Extra Medicare Supplement Explained

Blue Shield of California is now offering Medicare Supplement Plan F Extra with hearing and vision benefits

HealthNet’s Innovative F Medigap plan

HealthNet of Calfornia announced today that they will be offering hearing and vision benefits as part of their new Innovative Plan F Medicare Supplement (Medigap) Plan.