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Tips for the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period
If you are age 65 or older, you are about to get bombarded with Medicare marketing messages. The Medicare Annual Enrollment Period, also known as
Paying for Medicare Premiums
Most everyone on Medicare has some monthly expenses that need to be paid. Although Part A is generally without a premium (for 99% of all
Medicare and Home Health Care
Recently, a client inquired about “home health care” services for their disabled spouse who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and now requires nearly 24-hour
How does Inpatient vs. Outpatient Status Affect Your Cost of Care?
When you go to the hospital for services, being classified as “inpatient” or “outpatient” can significantly affect your costs for services such as x-rays, drugs
Important Medicare Election Periods
Enrolling in Medicare requires a valid “election period.” While there are a multitude of election periods available, this article highlights those that are most utilized
Prior Authorizations vs Referrals
People often wonder if their Medicare plan requires “prior approval” for health services they may need to obtain. Almost always, what they mean to ask
Is a MediGap Plan Right for You?
You have a couple of choices when it comes to supplementing original Medicare; a Medigap (also known as a Medicare Supplemental) policy or a Medicare
Is It Possible to Reduce My Medicare Part B Premium?
If you are paying more than $170.10 per month in 2022 for your Medicare Part B, read on! While most people I speak with who
Difference Between the Medicare Open Enrollment Period and Annual Enrollment Period
The Medicare Annual Enrollment Period, or “AEP,” begins October 15th and ends December 7th. During the AEP, people can make changes to either their Medicare