How Can Medicare Advantage Really Cost $0?

Medicare Advantage plans can really cost you $0 per month. Let us explain how this is possible.

Medigap Plan Detail Overview

There a number of Medigap Plans out there, around 10 and 12 depending on your state. The important thing is to understand that these are standardized plans that have the same network of doctors as Medicare.

Medicare Deadlines Cheatsheet

Remembering every deadline for Medicare Part A and B, Medigap (Medicare Supplement), Medicare Advantage and Drugs is just too difficult. That's why we at Senior65.com have come with this cheatsheet that will help you easily find the deadline you're looking for. We have broken up the deadlines into two parts: Initial Enrollment (when you are first eligible) and Special Enrollment (when you are allowed to enroll AFTER initial enrollment because of special circumstances such as existing coverage from work).

Does Medicare cover Hospital Care?

Hospital care usually has considerable cost, and it leaves seniors wondering what is covered and what they will have to pay for. That's why Senior65 is making this Medicare guide to Hospital Coverage.

WellCare to be acquired by Centene

Centene, a major insurance company that has widely expanded under the Affordable Care Act, announced its intention to buy WellCare, a smaller company based in Florida, for about $15.3 Billion. This deal would mean the creation of a health care giant selling health plans under the huge government programs Medicare and Medicaid. The combined company is expected to cover 22 million people in all 50 states.

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.

What if I missed my Medicare Advantage or my Part D Drug Deadline?

When you first turn 65, you have a window to enroll in Medicare Advantage and your Medicare Prescription Drug coverage, which you can check using our Deadline Calculator. If for any reason you miss your deadline to enroll, don't worry. You still have a couple of chances to get Medicare Advantage or your Part D.

Maine Medicare Advantage Trial Rule: 3 years to switch to Medigap

If you are enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan you have a right to switch to a Medigap Plan (Medicare Supplement) without health review under certain limited circumstances. Normally you have a one year Medicare Advantage trial period after which you can dis-enroll and purchase a Medigap Plan. In Maine, this trial period is three years long.

Medicare Open Enrollment Is On Now

Medicare's open enrollment period is between October 15 and December 7. What does that mean for you?

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...

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...