2021 Medicare Changes: Premiums, Deductibles and Co-insurance.

December 16, 2020 /// 2 Comments

Medicare Part A and B are updating their premiums and deductibles for 2021. Medigap and Medicare Advantage also join in.

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Blue Shield Medigap without Underwriting

November 17, 2020 /// 2 Comments

Switch to any Blue Shield of CA Medigap without answering health questions during this limited “underwriting holiday” period.

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Medicare Part D FAQ

November 1, 2020 /// No Comments

D is for Drug! Medicare Part D is prescription drug coverage offered by private insurance companies but approved and regulated by Medicare.

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Medicare Advantage FAQ

November 1, 2020 /// No Comments

Medicare Advantage (MA) plans are plans offered by private companies that cover the same benefits offered in Medicare Part A and Part B, as well as additional benefits.

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Medigap FAQ

November 1, 2020 /// No Comments

Medicare is a good start but has gaps in its coverage. These gaps could cost a lot of money should you have certain medical needs or conditions. Additionally, Medicare requires that you first pay deductibles before benefits begin. That is where Medicare Supplemental Insurance (Medigap) comes into plan.

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Medicare and Your Situation

October 28, 2020 /// No Comments

Original Medicare is our country’s health insurance program for people aged 65 or older. Medicare is also available to people under 65 with certain disabilities, and people of any age with End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD). The program helps with the cost of health care, but it does not cover all medical expenses or the cost of […]

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Dental Overview

October 13, 2020 /// No Comments

Dental coverage (or lack thereof) depends on which insurance you have. Let’s review the major options.

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Medicare Advantage Overview

October 11, 2020 /// 6 Comments

Medicare Advantage is fairly similar to Original Medicare. The main difference is that when it comes to MA, your coverage is now offered by private companies. These plans are required to offer at least what Medicare does, and usually cover quite a lot more.

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Hearing Overview

October 8, 2020 /// No Comments

Learn how Hearing Coverage works and how Medicare handles it.

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Part D Overview

October 7, 2020 /// No Comments

If you are already familiar with how Medicare works, you know that it does not cover prescription drugs. Throughout this article we will explain how to get this sorted out easily.

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