For most people, the earliest you may start your Medicare is the first day of the month you turn 65. But the information gathering process starts long before that. Your research will likely begin … [Read more...] about Where to Find Medicare Information Meetings in Minnesota
Whether you’re new to Medicare or have been enrolled for years, figuring out when you’re able to enroll or make changes to your plan can be difficult. There is a set timeframe for when you’re first … [Read more...] about What Are Medicare Election Periods?
As you turn 65, if you’re still working you may be able to stay on your employer insurance. For many people in this position, they may not know if it’s better to keep their current insurance or switch … [Read more...] about Is Medicare Better Than Employer Insurance?
During these uncertain times, it can be very nerve-wracking not knowing if you can receive care if you need it. Many private practices are closed, but still offering care via the phone, computer and … [Read more...] about How to Use Telehealth Services Through Medicare
One question we are asked consistently is, “What do I have to do if I will continue working past my 65th birthday?” For many Americans, they’re not ready or able to retire at 65 and want to continue … [Read more...] about Do I Have to Sign Up for Medicare if I Don’t Retire at 65?
If you receive Original Medicare coverage, you can travel anywhere within the United States and still be covered. If you travel outside of the United States, your coverage is limited. Here’s what you … [Read more...] about How to Travel With Medicare
As you or a loved one approaches 65, there are many questions about Medicare. The first is usually the simplest: do I qualify for Medicare? There’s a lot of misinformation about Medicare and who … [Read more...] about How Can I Check My Medicare Eligibility?
Each year as Medicare changes, it can be hard to separate myth from truth. Your friends’ experiences with Medicare even just five years ago may not be the same as now. To add to the confusion, there’s … [Read more...] about 4 Myths About Medicare, Answered
Are you intimidated when you hear the phrase “sign-up for Medicare?” You don’t have to feel overwhelmed by this process! Check out our guide that covers how to sign-up for Medicare online. How Do I … [Read more...] about How to Sign-Up for Medicare Online
The Annual Election Period (AEP), also called as Open Enrollment, begins October 15. This is the time of the year when you can sign up for Medicare or switch to a new plan. Before the season begins, … [Read more...] about What You Need to Know Before Annual Election Period (AEP) Starts
With all the different Medicare options out there, it can be hard to know what is the best option. You may have heard of a “Medicare Advantage Plan” and wonder if it’s right for you. Simply put, a … [Read more...] about What is a Medicare Advantage Plan (And Do I Need One?)
Are you satisfied with your Medicare Advantage plan? If not, there may be other plan options available, you have until February 14th, 2018 to make a switch. Remind me…what is a MADP Plan? A Medicare … [Read more...] about Are You Satisfied With Your Medicare Advantage Plan?
We’re passionate about Medicare and health insurance but we’ll be the first to tell you: it’s confusing. With the ever-changing laws and legislation, staying on top of what you need to know about … [Read more...] about Everything You Need to Know About Medicare (But Were Afraid to Ask)
Open enrollment for 2018 draws to a close on December 7. Are you covered? Choosing a Medicare plan seems hard, but it doesn’t have to be difficult. This Infographic via Visually answers basic … [Read more...] about Medicare Made Easy [Infographic]