If your doctor is a non participating Medicare provider, you may notice an additional amount you are responsible for paying. – One way to avoid excess charges if you have nonparticipating providers is with a Medicare plan G. This article will explain what Medicare plan G is, who qualifies for it, how to get it, […]
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Medicare Supplement Underwriting
Answering questions about Medicare Supplements is not always necessary. The health question requirements may be waived during your Open Enrollment Period, for example. Changing your Medigap policy or missing your OEP will likely require underwriting. Video Explanation Medicare Supplement Underwriting Questions To qualify for new coverage in many states, you must answer questions about your […]
Top 12 Medicare Supplement Companies in 2022: Complete Review
When you use Medicare for your health insurance, you may be burdened by some out-of-pocket costs in addition to your monthly Part B premiums. Aside from the basic benefits that come with Medicare Parts A and B (Original Medicare), you can also seek further coverage with a Medicare Supplement plan. These plans will cover many […]
Medicare and VA Benefits: Do I need a Medicare Supplement if I have VA benefits?
If you have a medical condition as a result of your military service, then you likely qualify for VA benefits. With VA benefits, you get access to a monthly stipend and VA healthcare. This leaves many veterans wondering how (or if) Medicare and VA benefits can work together to provide them with the healthcare they […]
The California Birthday Rule: Change Policies and Save Money
The California “Birthday Rule” allows folks who have a Medicare Supplement plan to change to a different plan of equal or lesser benefit, 30 days before and after their birthday, without being subject to medical underwriting.
Medicare Supplement Free Look Period Explained
Medicare Supplement Plans (also known as Medigap) help add additional coverage to your Medicare Part A and Medicare Part B plans. However, it’s not always easy to know when you can switch from one Medicare Supplement Plan to another.
Medicare Eligibility Under 65 Explained
Some people can benefit from Medicare before they turn 65. However, you must meet certain disability requirements to qualify for Medicare before 65.
Plan G vs. Plan N: Which One is Right For You?
Plan G is one of the most popular Medicare Supplement Plans out there, for good reason. While Plan N isn’t quite as popular, the plan covers a lot of the same costs as Plan G. Find out what plan is best for you.
Insulin Cost for Medicare Beneficiaries Reduced Dramatically
For people with Type 1 (and some with Type 2) diabetes, insulin is a vital drug. It keeps blood sugar levels stable and helps diabetes patients enjoy their daily lives. However, the cost of insulin can vary depending on your insurance.
Silver Sneakers and Medicare: A Full Overview
The Silver Sneakers program provides gym memberships and fitness classes for people who can receive Medicare benefits. Silver Sneakers is not directly related to Medicare and provides you with additional benefits that can add to your Medicare insurance coverage.