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.

How Can Medicare Advantage Really Cost $0?

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

Medicare Guide to Choosing a Hospital or Doctor

Once you're Medicare eligible most people wonder what network of doctors and hospitals are available. And more importantly, can you keep your current doctor and hospital? Well, we have some answers.

5 Ways to Better Medicare

Once you are Medicare-eligible, or just about to be, there are some tips on how to be a savvy Medicare consumer. 1) Understand the different parts of Medicare, 2) Learn the difference between...

Medicare Extends Enrollment for Western NY

If you live in Western New York, you may still be able to enroll in Original Medicare, Medicare Advantage, and/or a prescription drug plan outside of Open Enrollment. This Special Enrollment Period (SEP) is for those who had trouble enrolling due to winter storms.

Paying for Medicare: Learn Your Options

You're all set with your Medicare and Medicare insurance plans, but do you know how to pay? Not to worry. We've listed the different ways you can pay for your Medicare and Medicare health plan premiums.

Medicare 2015: 4 Things to Be Prepared

With 2015 around the corner, are you Medicare ready? Here are four things you should do in the coming year.

Does Medicare Cover You When Traveling?

Original Medicare's travel health coverage varies from extensive to non-existent. There are a few options to cover you when you're traveling in and out of the U.S.

What is a Medicare MSA Plan?

Medicare MSA plans are Medical Savings Accounts similar to an HSA with traditional insurance. They offer tax benefits, savings, and...

How to Apply for Medicare Health Plans

Once you're eligible for Medicare you'll want to know how to apply for Original Medicare, Medigap, Medicare Advantage, and Part D (prescription drug coverage). Here is how each works.