Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment, Medicare Tips & Resources | Tue, Oct 16, 2018 @ 08:30 AM

It’s Medicare Annual Enrollment. Now What?

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Many health insurance plans, such as employer plans, require you to choose your coverage every year. Not Medicare.

Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment | Tue, Oct 09, 2018 @ 09:42 AM

Ignoring Medicare Annual Enrollment May Work Against You

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

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?

Medicare Coverage & Costs | Tue, Oct 02, 2018 @ 02:26 PM

Medicare Advantage Plans Kick It Up a Notch With More Benefits

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

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.

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Medicare Tips & Resources, NMEW | Tue, Sep 25, 2018 @ 08:00 AM

3 Good Reasons to Shop for a New Medicare Plan

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

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 Tips & Resources | Fri, Sep 21, 2018 @ 09:12 AM

7 Popular Medicare Questions Asked During National Medicare Education Week

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

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.

Medicare Coverage & Costs | Mon, Sep 17, 2018 @ 10:31 AM

Help for Getting the Medicare Coverage You Need

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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.

Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment, NMEW | Sun, Sep 16, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

For Family Caregivers, the Need for Medicare Know-How May Come Early

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by John Schall, CEO, Caregiver Action Network

Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment | Fri, Sep 14, 2018 @ 08:30 AM

New to Medicare? Choosing Coverage for Next Year? Know These Key Dates.

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

When can you sign up for Medicare? When can you switch plans if your health needs have changed? Understanding Medicare’s enrollment periods helps you get the coverage you need when you need it!

Medicare Coverage & Costs | Wed, Sep 12, 2018 @ 08:59 AM

Understanding the Four Basic Parts of Medicare

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Part A, Part B, Part C – learning about Medicare can feel like looking into a bowl of alphabet soup. But to get the coverage that’s best for you, it’s important to know your choices. And that starts with understanding Medicare’s four basic parts.

Medicare Coverage & Costs, NMEW | Tue, Sep 11, 2018 @ 11:21 AM

Your Pharmacist is a Valuable Medicare Resource

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

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 Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage and the help that you might find at your local pharmacy.