ObamaCare Plans VS. Medicare

Many seniors are wondering if they should switch from Medicare to an ObamaCare plan. You may be able to, but you might not want to. We'll explain.

ObamaCare: Medigap and Preexisting Conditions

ObamaCare, also known as the Affordable Care Act, has a provision that disallows preexisting conditions to be a factor in any new health plan. But how does this affect Medicare Supplemental insurance? We've got answers for you.

Medicare Study: 4 Figures Seniors Need to Know

Mount Sinai School of Medicine released a study stating that high cost of medical care accrued by seniors when only covered by Medicare. Simply stated Medicare doesn't cover as much as...

5 Ways the ACA Affects Seniors

The Affordable Care Act and Medicare is a controversial subject because there are mixed accounts of how it will affect seniors. We've compiled 5 changes: 1) Background checks on all workers at...

Anthem Refunds Medigap Policyholders in 5 States

Anthem will be refunding Medicare Supplement, Medigap, policyholders in five states. This is due to the Affordable Care Act's 80/20 Rule, that states all providers must...

Affordable Care Act: No Charge for Preventive Care for Seniors

Seniors no longer will pay for approved preventive services under Medicare. These services include wellness visits, mammograms, and...

Affordable Care Act Senior Question

We have been receiving frequent questions about senior health care and we've decided to publish questions and answer them on the site. QUESTION: For seniors on medicare, making under...

Affordable Care Act: Seniors Do Not Have to Do Anything

As the Affordable Care Act is right around the corner many seniors are wondering if they have to purchase one of the new plans. Answer is...

Part D Plans: Medicare Prescription Coverage

Part D plans are prescription coverage for seniors with Medicare or Medicare Advantage. We've broken down how prescription drug coverage works for you now that you're...

Blue Shield of CA: Extended Medigap Open Enrollment

Blue Shield of California just announced that it has extended its Special Open Enrollment Period (SEP) for Medigap (Medicare Supplement plans) through Dec31 , 2017. What this means for seniors is, if you currently have a Medigap plan from any...

24% of Medicare Beneficiaries are Enrolled in Medigap

According to a Kaiser Family Foundation study, 88% of all Medicare beneficiaries also had a form of supplemental insurance. Medigap (Medicare Supplement Plan) accounts for 24% of seniors, with 14% of seniors enrolled in a...

Health Net of CA Medigap Plans

Health Net of California offers Medicare Supplemental plans, also known as Medigap, to help supplement Original Medicare's financial gaps. Health Net offers a limited number of plans, but their range includes basic to comprehensive coverage.