5 Things to Know About Medicare Open Enrollment

Medicare's Open Enrollment happens every year. Here are 5 things you need to know about this Annual Election Period

Open Enrollment: Medicare Advantage and Drug Plan

Medicare's Open Enrollment is October 15 - December 7th. This period is meant give Medicare beneficiaries a chance to look over their benefits and decide if they want to switch or stay with their current plan.

Medicare Open Enrollment: 3 Things to Do

Medicare Open Enrollment runs from October 15th to December 7th, every year. During this time you can switch to or join a Medicare Advantage plan, prescription drug plan, or Original Medicare. Here are three things to do during open enrollment.

Medicare Open Enrollment Ends Dec 7

Medicare's open enrollment period ends this Saturday, December 7, 2013. Make sure if you need to switch something in your Medicare plan you do it this week.

How to switch to Medigap during the Medicare Advantage Disenrollment period

Medicare Advantage has a Disenrollment Period each year. During this period you can drop your MA plan and switch to a Medigap plan. Seems simple enough, but there are some things you should know.....

How to Switch to Medigap in 1st Year of Medicare Advantage

Medicare Advantage enrollees may not be aware there is a loophole that you can switch to Medigap, without answering medical questions, in the first year of coverage. While this is available, there are qualifications you must...

How to Switch from Medicare Advantage to Medigap during Special Enrollment Period

If you have Medicare Advantage and want to switch to Medigap, there are Special Enrollment Periods that offer guaranteed issuance. You will have to qualify to make the switch, but if you do qualify you will not...

Can I Switch From Medicare Advantage to Medigap?

There are 4 options for seniors currently on a Medicare Advantage (MA) plan who would like to change to a Medicare Supplement (Medigap) plan. Under the first two options, switchers are guaranteed to be approved. Option 3 and 4 require completing certain medical questions before approval.

Watch Out: Medicare Open Enrollment SCAM Emails

We have been alerted to Medicare Open Enrollment scam emails stating that people 65 and over (and those younger with certain disabilities) only have until...

How to Select a Medicare Advantage Plan

Choosing the right Medicare Advantage plan can be tricky. The reason is, Medicare Advantage plans (MA) are not standardized; therefore, they can vary greatly in coverage. This data has just been released on how most people are choosing their health plan.

Can You Switch From Medigap to Medicare Advantage?

If you're turning 65, you've probably heard while Original Medicare and Medigap combo are the greatest financial protection, Medicare Advantage will cost less per month. So what if you enroll in Medigap, can you enroll in Medicare Advantage down the line? We've got your answer.

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.