CA Medigap Birthday Rule 2020

CA Senate Bill 407 has changed the California Birthday rule so residents of the Golden State now have 60 days after their birthday to switch Medicare Supplement (Medigap) plans. Even if you have a pre-existing condition, you can switch to an equal or lessor benefit plan during this time. This article is …

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Do I need Part D if I have a Drug Discount Card?

Recent data shows that 46% of the population uses at least one prescription drug a month. With that figure in mind, it is only natural to wonder how best to save effectively. You may be asking yourself, “What is a drug discount card? When should I use it? Can I combine a drug discount card with Part D? As usual, Senior65 is here to answer your questions…

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How Much Does Medicare Supplement Cost?

One of the most important facts to know Medigap is how much you are supposed to pay for it. This is not such a straightforward question as one might think. For starters, there are 10 different standardized Medicare Supplement plans .

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Medigap Under 65 State Rules

Americans under 65 (U65) are able to enroll in Medicare due to disability or ESRD (End Stage Renal Disease). Some states require that you need to receive disability benefits for at least two years before you can enroll in Medicare. If you qualify for Medicare then you MAY also be able to enroll in Medigap to get additional coverage. There has been a lot of confusion on this subject due to state and federal laws, so we have created this article to help break down U65 Medigap by state.

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Does Medicare cover Coronavirus?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), older adults and people who have severe chronic medical conditions like heart, lung, or kidney disease are at risk for more serious COVID-19 complications.

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