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It Is Fall 2017 and Time For Medicare For 2018

By on October 25 2017 | Medicare | Leave a comment

Well , it  is  October and the Medicare annual open enrollment  has started. (10/15—–12/07/2017) Every year open enrollment gives you the opportunity to review your existing Medicare coverage and, if you want to, change to a different plan for the following year. Use this period to: Switch from one “stand-alone” Part D drug plan to […]

Medicare Info for 2015-2016

By on October 29 2015 | Medicare | Leave a comment

Medicare is how people 65 and over and individuals who are disabled (by Social Security and the Rail Road Retirement Board, after the waiting period) get medical insurance in the United States of America. Note that as you approach your 65th birthday you only  have 3 month prior to and three months after (for a total […]

Getting More From Medicare 2015

By on May 19 2015 | Medicare | Leave a comment

I  try to watch the pbs investment show Wealthtrack hosted by Ms. Consuelo Mack. This show had a good guest,  Katy Votava  who spoke on this important topic     Kathy Votava has a website that I invite you to  explore further. For more information on healthcare cost, visit her website at  Goodcare.com   Links YouTube Channel for WealthTrack    

The Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Tool

By on June 25 2012 | Prescription Drug Plan (part D) | Leave a comment

Please refer back to the article on Medicare Tools  from April 30,2012. I want to provide  more information on how the Medicare Part D tool is useful and how to make good use of it. Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage (Part D) -Medicare.gov In using the part D tool, where you can build your  Rx Drug […]

Medicare Coverage Online Tools

By on April 30 2012 | Medicare, Prescription Drug Plan (part D) | Leave a comment

If you are on a Medicare health plan (Medicare supplement or Medicare Part D plan (part D is Rx coverage). If you have a Medicare Advantage plan you most likely have medical and Rx coverage together in your plan. I do not write about Medicare Advantage plans for I am not certified to market and […]

Medicare Open Enrollment For 2011 Coverage

By on December 9 2010 | Medicare | Leave a comment

This  year end open enrollment is for current members of Medicare who want to change the insurance coverage they have to some new plan.  Know you will have to go through underwriting to make a change and you must do this between Nov 15 through Dec 31, 2010. I am writing about this topic in […]

Medicare Open Enrollment

By on November 23 2010 | Prescription Drug Plan (part D) | Leave a comment

The Medicare open enrollment period began November 15, 2010.  The period is different this year in that it will be shorter and ends on 12/31/2010.  So it will be a challenge for participants to make firm decisions and act within this time period.  It will be an even bigger challenge for Insurance professionals that specialize […]