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Do We Really Need a Medicare Supplemental Plan?

Have you ever wondered if a Medicare supplemental plan is truly necessary? With rising healthcare costs and unpredictable medical needs, ensuring you have the right coverage is more important than ever. In this article, we’ll explore what a Medicare supplemental plan is, why it’s crucial for your health and financial well-being, and how it can…

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Medicare Advantage vs. Medicare Supplement Plans

Medicare Advantage (Part C) and Medicare Supplement (Medigap) plans are both types of private insurance plans that can work alongside Original Medicare, but they have different structures and offer different types of coverage. Let’s dive into each plan and then compare the advantages and disadvantages of each.  What are Medicare Advantage Plans? Medicare Advantage plans…

Medicare Advantage vs. Medicare Supplement Plans
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Medicare Advantage vs. Medicare Supplement Plans

Medicare Advantage (Part C) and Medicare Supplement (Medigap) plans are both types of private insurance plans that can work alongside Original Medicare, but they have different structures and offer different types of coverage. Let’s dive into each plan and then compare the advantages and disadvantages of each.  What are Medicare Advantage Plans? Medicare Advantage plans…

10 Tips for Selecting a Medicare Advantage Plan
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10 Tips for Selecting a Medicare Advantage Plan

As you approach the age of 65 or have a qualifying disability, you will need to make a decision about your healthcare coverage. Medicare Advantage plans are a popular option for many people, as they can provide comprehensive coverage for medical services, prescription drugs, and additional benefits. However, selecting the right plan can be challenging,…

10 Tips for Selecting a Medicare Advantage Plan
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10 Tips for Selecting a Medicare Advantage Plan

As you approach the age of 65 or have a qualifying disability, you will need to make a decision about your healthcare coverage. Medicare Advantage plans are a popular option for many people, as they can provide comprehensive coverage for medical services, prescription drugs, and additional benefits. However, selecting the right plan can be challenging,…

Changes in the Medicare Model

Changes in the Medicare Model

The Changing Medicare Model – CMS Primary Cares Initiative On April 22, 2019, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar, along with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator, Seema Verma, announced a new set of payment models known as the CMS Primary Cares Initiative. This initiative intends…

What is Medicare Part D?

What is Medicare Part D?

What is Medicare Part D? Medicare Part D is a federal program of Medicare that is directed through private insurance companies. These private insurance companies offer retail prescription drug coverage to Medicare recipients. Part D helps thousands of Medicare beneficiaries pay for much-needed prescription drugs; prior to 2006, these patients would have to pay thousands…