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.

Original Medicare: How Does it Cover Vaccinations?

Original Medicare offers $0 preventive care for seniors. This includes certain health screenings and vaccinations, however you may be surprised to learn that Medicare may only cover...

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...

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 Donut-Hole 2015 at a Glance

The majority of Medicare prescription drug plans (PDP) will reach a coverage gap, known as the donut-hole. Let us explain your 2015 drug costs are during the donut hole.

The Real Cost of Medicare Drugs

Not only can Medicare drugs costs add up, but they may take some research to find the right plan that covers your specific prescription and administered drug needs. Some drugs can have an out of pocket cost of over $400K per year, but if you can pay $0 if...

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.

Medicare PDP: Basic Vs. Enhanced Drug Plans

Medicare Part D offers basic and enhanced PDPs. While many think that the enhanced plans offered better drug coverage that generally is not the case. Let us explain the real differences between the two prescription drug plans.