Every year we hold our collective breath waiting to hear what Medicare will cost when January 1 rolls around. The 2019 numbers were announced recently, and this is what we learned about Medicare costs in 2019.
You may be hearing more about Medicare Advantage plans (Part C) this year than in the past. These are private plans approved by Medicare that offer a different way to get your benefits.
Your health care needs are personal, and your Medicare choices should be too. Of course you want a plan with the coverage you need. You also want one that’s kind to your pocketbook.
Picking a Medicare plan is my favorite thing to do,” says pretty much no one. So the decision to switch plans is a big one. It means you’ll shop and compare, and pick again.
Tired of hearing about Medicare and annual enrollment? Between nonstop TV ads and near daily mailings, it can feel like a lot. You may be tempted to just let the Annual Enrollment Period slide. Does it really matter that much if you have this plan or that plan?
You could have more and better Medicare Advantage plan (Part C) choices for next year. Medicare announced that plans may offer more benefits than in the past.
Many people choose a plan when they first enroll in Medicare and then never look back. They simply stay with the same plan year after year. In general, Medicare Advantage and Part D plans automatically renew every year if you don’t take any action.
Medicare can seem like a daunting topic to cover. Last Monday, we hosted an online presentation during National Medicare Education Week to provide an overview of Medicare basics and give viewers the chance to ask questions. We received great questions and decided to share the answers with you. Here are the top seven Medicare questions asked during National Medicare Education Week 2018.
As part of National Medicare Education Week, we asked leaders from organizations and companies in the health and aging fields about preparing for Medicare Annual Enrollment, which runs from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7. This is the time each year when you can change your coverage choices for the following year. Today we focus on getting the services you need while managing your costs.