Planning for retirement can bring many emotions - excitement, confusion, and even fear of the unknown. Having confidence in your financial well-being is one of the best ways to establish a joyful … [Read more...] about Financial Planning As You Retire
You spend the first 65 years of your life contributing to Medicare taxes, so naturally, you may wonder: what do you get with Medicare? Are there any options for coverage beyond Original Medicare? This … [Read more...] about What Do I Get With Original Medicare?
November is National Diabetes Month, making this is an ideal time to revisit the disease's significance and its impact on many lives. An estimated 33% of people 65 and older have diabetes (2022). … [Read more...] about Understanding Medicare and Diabetes Coverage
Medicare scams have seen a staggering rise in the past few years. If you are on Medicare or are nearing your Medicare eligibility, you have likely received countless mailers, seen the … [Read more...] about Common Medicare Scams in 2022
As autumn arrives, Medicare recipients will be bombarded with Medicare mail. Most of the time, it is just advertisements from organizations trying to sell you what they have to offer. However, there … [Read more...] about What is ANOC and Why Is It Important?
Prepare yourself: we are about to enter the season of Medicare advertising. Soon you won’t be able to escape the barrage of mail, television, and online commercials about Medicare. Insurance … [Read more...] about Medicare Commercials: Deciphering Fact from Fiction
At Twin City Underwriters, we know how overwhelming the Medicare journey can be. Before joining, you’ll find yourself wondering – When do I apply? What type of plan is right for me? What … [Read more...] about Get to Know Your Medicare Team at Twin City Underwriters
If enrolled in Medicare, the word donut hole may not leave you thinking of the tasty pastry. When it comes to Medicare drug plans, also known as Medicare Part D, knowing what to expect and how your … [Read more...] about The Medicare Donut Hole: How Does It Work?
Caring for aging parents can be stressful and overwhelming. Focusing on what you can control and where you can receive support in this situation can help lead to a better outcome. When supporting an … [Read more...] about Helping a Parent with Medicare Coverage
Did you know that within the first 12 months of getting part B of Medicare, you get a free “Welcome to Medicare” preventive visit with your primary care provider? You do! Each year thereafter, … [Read more...] about Don’t Forget to Schedule Your Annual Wellness Visit
When you start Medicare, it’s helpful to know exactly how to use your new Medicare card. Where should you keep it, when do you show it, and how do you keep it safe? We’ll cover all of this and more … [Read more...] about What to Know About Your Medicare Card
Regular health screenings are one of the best ways to prevent disease and identify potential risk factors. Because of this, Medicare plans generally cover all basic screenings – and even some that are … [Read more...] about Does Medicare Cover Basic Screenings?
When you’re newly eligible for Medicare, the options can be overwhelming. What’s the difference between Original Medicare, Medicare Advantage, Part D and Medigap? How do I know if I need a Medicare … [Read more...] about How to Know If You Need a Medicare Advantage Plan