Medicare Coverage & Costs | Tue, Nov 13, 2018 @ 09:17 AM

What Will Medicare Cost in 2019?

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

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.

Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment | Tue, Nov 06, 2018 @ 08:00 AM

9 Good Reasons Why a Medicare Advantage Plan Might Be Right for You

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

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.

Uncategorized | Tue, Oct 30, 2018 @ 08:00 AM

3 Surefire Tips for Picking a Medicare Plan that Fits Your Health Needs and Budget

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

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.

Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment | Tue, Oct 23, 2018 @ 08:19 AM

How to Decide Whether to Switch Medicare Plans

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

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.

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.

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

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 getting the services you need while managing your costs.