Medicare and Diabetes – What You Need to Know

Diabetes is one of the most common health conditions among seniors, impacting 25.2 percent of adults over age 65. Millions more are under diagnosed or living with pre-diabetes. Original Medicare covers free diabetes screenings for those who are at risk, and pays for many services and supplies for those who currently have the disease. If […]

Top Ten Medicare Mistakes to Avoid

There’s no question, navigating the world of Medicare can be complicated, time consuming and frustrating. With many different options, varied plans, enrollment rules and more, it’s easy to make mistakes. Errors can be costly, which is why it’s so important to understand common pitfalls. Here are the top ten Medicare mistakes, and how to avoid […]

Original Medicare – Coverage and Costs

If you’re new to Medicare, or about to turn 65 soon, you may have questions about your benefits and how much you can expect to pay. There are many parts to Medicare and it makes sense to familiarize yourself with coverage and costs so you’re prepared to make an informed decision when the time is […]

When Can I Buy Medicare Supplement Insurance?

If you’ve done the research and you’ve decided that Medicare Supplement Insurance fits your needs best, great! The right Medicare Supplement insurance policy can help you get a handle on costs associated with your health care and can even give you a few extra benefits. However, knowing when to buy is the key to getting […]

What is a Medicare Benefit Period?

If you’ve ever insured a home or vehicle, you’re probably familiar with an insurance deductible. Typically, you pay your deductible once at the beginning of your plan year. With health insurance for example, you pay for your health care costs until you reach the deductible, and then your health insurance provider pays for any additional […]