Medicare: 4 Basic Items Not Covered

Medicare is meant to cover the basics of senior health care, but many seniors are surprised it doesn't cover a few basic services. We've listed 4 services that aren't covered by Medicare, that you might have thought you may have been...

Turning 65? $0 Medicare Wellness Visits

When you first enroll in Medicare Part B you have a one time introductory visit known as the "Welcome to Medicare" preventive visit for $0, as well as a yearly wellness visit. Let me explain how this works and why...

65 and a Smoker? Medicare Can Help You Quit

Medicare offers smoking cessation counseling to its beneficiaries. It may be your year to make a no-smoking New Year's Resolution, and Medicare can help.

Women and Medicare: 5 Ways to Protect Yourself

Women comprise the majority of Medicare beneficiaries (56%), with this number reaching 72% by the time seniors reach 85. Women have special Medicare needs, we have compiled a list of 5 things women can do to prevent disease and expensive...

Medigap Guaranteed Renewal and Issuance

Medigap, also known Medicare Supplement insurance, offers guaranteed renewal and issuance, however you only have one opportunity in most states to enroll.

Anthem: High F or G Medigap Plans No Longer Offered in Some States

Anthem Medigap High Deductible F and G plans are no longer available for new members effective January 1, 2014, in Wisconsin, Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana, and...

Anthem Allows Some MA Members to Switch to Medigap

Some Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage plans will be discontinued, effective December 31, 2013, in Wisconsin, Virginia, Ohio, Nevada, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Colorado, and...

Medigap Basics for Seniors Turning 65

So you're almost 65 and now you are looking into Medicare Supplement plans, also known as Medigap. We've listed some basic information to help with your...

65 and Over: 2014 Medicare Costs

Medicare has released its 2014 costs for seniors 65 and over. Some costs have changed while others have stayed the same. See our list below to learn about the new year's cost.

Nearing 65: Standard & Preferred Medigap

As many seniors are nearing the milestone age of 65 there are a lot Medicare Insurance questions about Medigap policies. One of these questions is what is the difference between a standard and preferred Medigap policy. It's actually pretty simple.

Medigap Plan F Vs. Plan F ‘Select’

For those turning 65 you've probably heard of Medigap Plan F -it's the Cadillac of senior health plans. What you may not have heard of is...

Almost 65? 4 Medigap Things to Know

You're almost 65 and about to transition to senior health insurance. One of your options is Medicare Supplement Insurance, also known as Medigap. Here are a few things that you should know about Medigap...