Medicare Open Enrollment 2018

Medicare's Open Enrollment 2018 begins in October. Many seniors are confused about what options are available to them at this time. This article explains the dos, don'ts, cans, and cannots...

Does Medicare Cover Hearing Aids?

Hearing aids may seem unaffordable to many seniors, leaving them wondering if Medicare covers the costs. And, if not, how will they pay for their hearing aid costs, that can range to several thousand dollars.

Medicare Supplement Plan G Vs. F

With no new Medigap Plan F's after 2020, we are constantly asked if Medicare Supplement F or G is the right way to go, and if Plan F will increase in price...

Medicare Advantage: Pros and Cons

Finding the right Medicare insurance can be rather confusing for seniors - especially when parsing through the 150-page "Medicare and You" booklet that the government sends out as you approach age 65. We have made a list of the advantages and disadvantages of choosing a MA plan that should help you understand if this product is right for you.

Medicare Open Enrollment 2017

Medicare Open Enrollment 2017 is right around the corner, but what is it? And, what does it mean to you? Medicare Open Enrollment, also known as Medicare's Annual Election Period...

Medigap Guaranteed Issue: CT and NY

In Connecticut and New York State, seniors are able to enroll in Medigap at anytime of the year. Each of these states handles it a little differently.

Medicare Advantage Disenrollment Period for 65 and Over

Medicare Advantage's disenrollment period allows MA enrollees to leave their plan and switch back to Original Medicare. Sounds simple, but there are a few things you should be aware of before switching.

Medigap California

Medicare Supplement plans in California are federally standardized plans, but they have one significant option for Medicare beneficiaries that most states do not: The...

Anthem Colorado offers Plan G

Anthem Colorado now offers Medicare Supplement Plan G. Plan G has quickly become the most coveted plan, because it covers everything that Plan F covers, except for the Part B deductible, AND it's generally less expensive than Plan F.

Switching Medigap Plans? Here are your Options

If you live in a state that offers a Medigap Birthday Rule or Medigap Anniversary rule, you can switch plans every year without having to answer medical questions. There's one small catch...

How to Pay Your Medicare Premiums

Now that you're Medicare-eligible you may wonder how you pay for your Medicare Part A and Part B premiums. There are three different scenarios that boomers may find themselves in