There are a lot of questions regarding Medicare and its parts. Is Medicare Part D optional? What does Medicare Part D cover? If you have any of these questions concerning Medicare Part D prescription … [Read more...] about What is Medicare Part D and What Does is Cover?
Have you heard about a Plan Annual Notice of Change (ANOC) but don’t know exactly what it is or what you need to know about it? We are here to help you understand more about the ANOC that your … [Read more...] about What is an ANOC and What Do I Need to Know About It?
Signing up for Medicare is confusing and hard to navigate on your own. Our how-to guide details the steps involved and information needed to sign up for Medicare. Know When You Can Sign-Up … [Read more...] about How to Sign-Up for Medicare
Did you know that Medicare Part A covers inpatient care, skilled nursing facility care, inpatient care in a skilled nursing facility (not custodial or long-term care), hospice care, and home health … [Read more...] about What is Medicare Part A and What Does it Cover?
If you’ve spent any time researching Medicare, you’ve probably seen phrases like “Part A” and “Part B.” Medicare Part A covers inpatient hospital coverage, and Part B is the preventative care that … [Read more...] about Medicare Part B: What Does it Cover?
Being proactive about your health is an important way to be empowered about your health. Annual screenings at your yearly doctor’s appointment can help ensure you’re informed about your body and … [Read more...] about What Screening Services Are Covered by Medicare?
Did you know that Medicare plans like Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement Plans, and Medicare Cost offer gym memberships and fitness programs? These beneficial programs help with improving your … [Read more...] about Does Medicare Cover a Gym Membership?
It’s scary when you hear about a friend or family member who has dealt with identity theft or fraud, but we are here to ease your mind with these 5 steps to master your medicare and prevent medicare … [Read more...] about Master Your Medicare With These 5 Tips
Are you wondering if Medicare will pay for nursing facility care? We are here to clear up any confusion and explain what requirements must be passed in order to receive nursing care cost assistance … [Read more...] about Does Medicare Cover Nursing Facilities?
Are you wanting to avoid unnecessary medication expenses? In order to do that, it’s important to know which medication plan is the one for you. There are differences between a Part D medication plan … [Read more...] about What’s the Difference Between Part B and Part D Medication Plans?
Do you want to make changes to your current Medicare Advantage or Medicare Prescription Drug plan? During the Annual Election Period, you can make changes to your Medicare Advantage or Medicare … [Read more...] about How to Change Your Medicare Plan During the Annual Election Period
Are you looking for a Medicare Plan to fit your specific needs but don’t know what important factors you need to consider? Keep these factors in mind while choosing a Medicare plan. Medicare Plan … [Read more...] about What to Look For When Choosing a Medicare Plan
When choosing a Medicare plan, one important attribute to consider is a “Star Rating.” The overall Star Rating gives a ranking of the Medicare plan’s quality and performance for the types of services … [Read more...] about Star Ratings and Why They Are Important
Happy birthday to us, happy birthday to us: Twin City Underwriters (TCU) just celebrated their 50th anniversary helping people make Medicare decisions. Who We Are We are an independent agency who … [Read more...] about Twin City Underwriters Turns 50!
It’s important to be prepared when you are getting ready for an international trip so that you can relax and enjoy your vacation. Besides remembering to grab your passport and pack extra socks, it’s … [Read more...] about Traveling Internationally with Medicare
For many Medicare-eligible retirees, traveling is the dream. When it comes to Medicare and traveling it is prudent to know where you stand. Traveling Domestically Let’s talk about the good news … [Read more...] about How to Travel With Medicare
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?)
The Donut Hole or Coverage Gap What is it? Will it affect me? When will that happen and how long does it last? You may have heard the phrase “Donut Hole” on the news. Unfortunately, this isn’t the … [Read more...] about The Donut Hole or Coverage Gap: What You Need to Know
Want help getting in shape? Many private health plans including Medicare Advantage, Medicare Cost and Medicare Supplement plans offer additional benefits that Original Medicare does not. Medicare … [Read more...] about Medicare Fitness Benefits
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]
The enrollment period for Medicare is full swing - do you have all the information you need? Join us for free Medicare meetings across the Twin Cities metro in November. Eagan Monday Nov,13 2017 at … [Read more...] about Get the Information You Need on Medicare this November
October 15 marks the start of this year’s enrollment period for Medicare - are you prepared? Join us for free Medicare meetings across the Twin Cities metro in October. Richfield Monday Oct,16 2017 … [Read more...] about Join Us for A Free Medicare Meeting in October