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When most people start Medicare, it begins on the 1st day of the month of their 65th Birthday. Of course,...

What is Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage (Part D)?            Prescription drug coverage is available to everyone who is enrolled in Part...

What is COBRA? COBRA, which is short for the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985, is a federal law...

Turning 65 But Still Working; What To Do? In this day and age more eligible Medicare Beneficiaries are choosing to...

How do the Medicare Deductibles work? One of the most common misconceptions that Medicare Beneficiaries have relates to their deductible....

When it comes to insurance, it would be fair to say you either pay now or pay later. If you...

The Medicare Annual Election Period (AEP) begins October 15th and runs through December 7th each year. It’s also known as...

When you change your residence, whether it be in the same city you are living, a different city or out...

For decades Medicare Supplement Plan F has been a top seller; it covers all the gaps in Medicare and leave beneficiaries...

Special Enrollment Periods for Medicare are known as SEPs. There are a variety of reasons why a Medicare enrollee would...

Industry Experts Weigh in on Medical Services that Beneficiaries thought Medicare Paid for that Don’t New Medicare beneficiaries tend to...

A cancer diagnosis after the age of 65 can be overwhelming, but with Medicare and the right supplemental coverage, paying...

How could Medicare improve eldercare benefits?  Medicare, by itself, is very good coverage, often much better than what most people...

As you get older, you start to think about your health in new ways.  Things you never were too concerned...

The idea of an ALL VIDEO Medicare educational APP came to me on a beach in Ft Myers Florida. Download this...

As you age, certain medical equipment may be necessary. If you use durable medical equipment (DME) and/or medical supplies which...

One of the common problems new Medicare beneficiaries encounter is missing important Medicare enrollment deadlines and incurring the resulting penalties....

As part of a plan to reduce the likelihood of identity theft, CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) is...

3 Rating Methodologies: Attained-Age, Issue-Age and Community There are three rating methodologies that insurance companies can use when they sell Medigap policies...

Have you wondered why some people can bypass all those medical questions on Medigap applications, while others must answer them? ...

If you need to drop, change or enroll in a Medicare Supplement (Medigap) plan, you can do it at any...

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