May 11, 2021 /// 2 Comments
Medigap Plan G PLUS is the newest addition to the Medigap world, covering everything Plan G covers while also offering vision, hearing and dental. As of now, it is only offered by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois. While all Medigap plans are standardized, a few insurance providers in California have begun to include additional […]
April 27, 2021 /// 2 Comments
Medigap helps cover the 20% of the expenses not covered by Medicare including deductibles, copays and coinsurance. Since 2010 there has been almost a 50% increase in the amount of Medigap policies sold, reaching from 9.7 million to more than 14.1 million enrollees.
April 26, 2021 /// No Comments
Some Florida residents can enroll, dis-enroll, or switch Medicare Advantage plans that include drugs (MAPD) until August 1, 2021.
April 20, 2021 /// 2 Comments
As of 2021, select Part D and Medicare Advantage that offer drugs (MAPD) plans provide broad access to a wide range of insulin types for a maximum copay of $35 for a 30-day supply. This a large discount over previous pricing. You can get these savings as part of the “Part D Senior Savings Model.” […]
April 1, 2021 /// 1 Comment
Joining a gym is a great way to work out but who will pay for it? With Silver Sneakers or a similar gym benefit, you may find that your Medigap or Medicare Advantage plan will.
April 1, 2021 /// No Comments
For those who become Medicare eligible by age, disability or end stage renal, enrolling in the right health coverage can be as easy as One, Two, Three.
February 16, 2021 /// 2 Comments
How does senior vision insurance work? Since there is no “standard” vision plan, senior vision coverage depends on a variety of factors. Let’s review the major options below: It is not required to be a “senior” to qualify for Medicare but Original Medicare Part A and B does not cover vision expenses such as eye exams, […]
February 16, 2021 /// 4 Comments
As you may know, Americans are NOT covered by Medicare when traveling or living abroad. That said, many expats should consider enrolling in one or more parts of Medicare. We will break down your options below, but if you are new to this site, read this good overview of Medicare first. Medicare Part A: Hospital Coverage […]
February 15, 2021 /// 6 Comments
Medicare Advantage is not for everyone. Networks, doctors and your budget should impact your decision. Learn more here.
February 1, 2021 /// No Comments
We found some interesting things you might not know about Medicare. 1) When hospitalized your out-of-pocket costs include paying for a simple items such as…