One of the best things about reaching age 65 is becoming eligible for Medicare and obtaining much-needed health insurance without worrying about exclusions for pre-existing conditions. But if you're not savvy about enrolling in Medicare, you could fall into several traps that can cost you thousands in uncovered medical expenses. Fortunately, you can avoid these pitfalls by making smart choices about your Medicare coverage. With Medicare's open enrollment period running through December 7, you have a golden opportunity to make changes that might better serve you in the years to come. Trap #1: Failing to cover your gaps Many people assume that because Medicare is called "medical insurance," it's similar to their employer's medical insurance that protected them during their working years. But that's wrong. Employer-sponsored health care plans typically have one set of deductibles and copayments, and you only need to pay one premium to obtain comprehensive coverage. Not so … [Read more...] about Medicare open enrollment has started — 2 things you must get right
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Go to Youtube and Type in search "best medicare website" and you will see we really are #1 on Youtube.Armbrecht and his group are committed to helping people get the most current details about Medicare, through whatever channel suits them best. With so many people searching online for Medicare and its Open Enrollment I knew we had to find a way to reach more people that want the information. Medicare On Podcast was born. Come join us!”— Keith Armbrecht (Founder Medicare On Podcast) TREASURE ISLAND, FL, UNITED STATES, November 15, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Treasure Island, FL, USA - Almost 90 percent of adults aged 50 or over are either on Medicare or planning to enroll. The medicare system is incredibly confusing, however, and while Medicare is ubiquitous (according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services 58.5 million were on Medicare Part A + B as of 2017), over 70 percent of those who are approaching retirement say that they feel they do not have a good enough … [Read more...] about Medicare on Podcast Brings Clarity to Supplement Plan Options and Medigap
As prescription drug prices continue their upward climb, Medicare beneficiaries should pay close attention to the coverage they choose during open enrollment.During this window, which lasts through Dec. 7, you can choose drug coverage (Part D) either as a standalone plan that serves as a supplement to original Medicare (Parts A and B) or as part of a Medicare Advantage Plan (Part C).Either way, experts say that while you should ensure that any medications you take are covered, don't stop your search at the first choice meeting that basic minimum."It's really important to compare plans, because they can be very different in pricing and the pharmacies included," said Matt Chancey, a certified financial planner based in Orlando. More: Democrats should adopt a simplicity agenda, from health care to retirement More: Medicare open enrollment begins Sunday: Answers to your insurance questions More: Social Security: 7 guideline changes coming in 2018 Americans … [Read more...] about Open enrollment: Pick the wrong Medicare drug plan and the cost will shock you
#1 Medicare Online Video Resource CenterMedicare AEP Open Enrollment period 2019 is now here. This is the time to review your Medicare options. Excellent organization with the best informational videos we’ve found. Thanks for unwinding and unpacking the confusion that is Medicare!”— JohnTREASURE ISLAND, FL, UNITED STATES, October 3, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Please Visit our Medicare Video Library. It is one of the best video series for Medicare on the Internet! Medicare AEP Open Enrollment 2019 Millions of seniors chose a Medicare Advantage Plan when they first entered Medicare. Each year during Medicare AEP Open Enrollment they can make changes to their plan or return to original Medicare. Many that are dissatisfied with their Medicare Advantage plan choose to leave it behind and return to Medicare A & B. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will now let the candidates drop the Medicare Advantage and let them go back to the Original Medicare. It is … [Read more...] about Medicare On Video Assists You, Your Family And Your Friends With Medicare AEP Open Enrollment 2019.
By Larry Costello Humana regional president of Medicare for Ohio The deadline is fast approaching! The Medicare Annual Election Period, during which people with Medicare can enroll in a Medicare Advantage or Prescription Drug Plan, ends Dec. 7. It’s important to take this time to evaluate your health care choices. Even if you’re already enrolled in a plan, your insurance company’s drug formularies, provider networks and copays may change in 2019. Plus, your health care needs – such as the doctors you visit or the medications you take – could be different than they were last year. Here are four simple steps to help you decide which kind of Medicare coverage is best for you: Review your current Medicare health plan.Look at what you’ve spent on health care in the past year, including hospital expenses and prescriptions. Evaluating what you spent in 2018 will help you decide whether your current health plan meets your needs, both financially and … [Read more...] about Four things to know as deadline nears for choosing Medicare coverage
Complete Medicare Resource Center At Your Fingertips Its been a journey and long road but Keith Armbrecht of medicareonvideo.com continues to show seniors everything there is to know about Medicare in 49 states. As always thanks for providing great information to the folks. Medicare is far more complex than most working people think.”— LysanderTREASURE ISLAND, FL, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, June 15, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Saint Petersburg, Florida - June 15 2018 -- Rising insurance costs are a huge concern for many seniors. As the population lives longer, more and more people are living with medical conditions and need the kind of support that Medicare supplemental health insurance can offer. Finding the right policy and navigating the confusing field of Medicare can be a huge challenge. However, MedicareOnVideo.com aims to change that. They are the #1 resource center for Medicare videos on Youtube. They provide Medicare supplement plan quotes for seniors aged 65 and … [Read more...] about It’s Official: MedicareonVideo Now Available in 49 States