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.

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

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

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

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!

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Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment | Tue, May 22, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

7 Inside Tips to Help You Make a Smooth Move to Medicare

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

How many times have you heard that Medicare is “complicated” or “confusing”? It’s enough to make anyone dread dealing with it, right?

Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment | Tue, May 08, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

Unintended Part D “Gotcha” Could “Getcha” If You Enroll after Age 65

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Meet Mike. He’s enrolling in Medicare after retiring at age 68.

Senior man talking with doctor in office
Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment, Medicare Tips & Resources | Tue, Apr 03, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

Turn 65, Retire, Sign Up for Medicare… or Not

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

The popular perception is that your 65th birthday marks the milestone in your life when you hang up your spurs, kick back, and reap the fruits of your labor as you enjoy sunsets from your porch.

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Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment | Tue, Feb 27, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

Born in 1955 or Later? You May Have to Work Until You’re 67

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Once upon a time, turning 65 years old meant you could get your full Social Security retirement benefits and Medicare coverage at the same time.