Medicare Facts 2021: what you can do

July 26, 2021 /// 2 Comments

Medicare can be confusing. Sometimes it helps to have some guidance when it comes to what other people are doing to minimize their costs.

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Medigap Switching in Maine: No Health Questions at any time

July 16, 2021 /// 4 Comments

Maine is one of the few states allowing Medigap members to switch their Medigap plan without answering any health questions at all.

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Medigap Switching in Connecticut: No Health Questions at any time

July 16, 2021 /// 1 Comment

Connecticut allows Medigap members to switch to any other Medigap without answering any health questions at all.

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Medicare Insurance Switching: Ultimate Guide

July 15, 2021 /// 5 Comments

With so many different plans, carriers, deductibles and what not, picking the wrong plan happens. A lot. Check out your options.

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New York allows Medigap members to switch plans at any time

July 6, 2021 /// 4 Comments

New York is one of the few states that allows enrollees to switch their Medicare Supplement (Medigap) plan whenever they want.

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Introducing Medigap Plan G PLUS in Illinois

May 11, 2021 /// 7 Comments

Medigap Plan G PLUS is the newest addition to the Medigap world, covering everything Plan G covers while also offering vision, hearing and dental. As of now, it is only offered by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois. While all Medigap plans are standardized, a few insurance providers in California have begun to include additional […]

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Medigap Enrollment Increased by 50%

April 27, 2021 /// 2 Comments

Medigap helps cover the 20% of the expenses not covered by Medicare including deductibles, copays and coinsurance. Since 2010 there has been almost a 50% increase in the amount of Medigap policies sold, reaching from 9.7 million to more than 14.1 million enrollees.

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Medicare Special Enrollment for selected Florida counties

April 26, 2021 /// No Comments

Some Florida residents can enroll, dis-enroll, or switch Medicare Advantage plans that include drugs (MAPD) until August 1, 2021.

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Part D offers insulin for $35

April 20, 2021 /// 2 Comments

As of 2021, select Part D and Medicare Advantage that offer drugs (MAPD) plans provide broad access to a wide range of insulin types for a maximum copay of $35 for a 30-day supply. This a large discount over previous pricing. You can get these savings as part of the “Part D Senior Savings Model.” […]

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Medicare and Gyms: Silver Sneakers and alternative gym programs

April 1, 2021 /// 1 Comment

Joining a gym is a great way to work out but who will pay for it? With Silver Sneakers or a similar gym benefit, you may find that your Medigap or Medicare Advantage plan will.

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