What you need to know about the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period

The Medicare Annual Enrollment Period is here. Now is the time for seniors to consider their health care needs and make decisions on their coverage. Read on to learn what to keep in mind and who can help with the decision-making process.  When is the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period?  The Annual Enrollment Period, also known

By |2023-11-09T08:52:13-06:00November 9th, 2023|Categories: Insurance 101, Topics|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on What you need to know about the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period

Medicare 101: Your guide to retirement

As you get closer to your 65th birthday, you may have more questions about Medicare and your coverage options. Understanding Medicare, how it works and when you decide to enroll in a Medicare plan, is one of the first few steps to finding the right coverage for you.   This article is designed to provide

By |2024-07-12T10:31:55-05:00July 12th, 2023|Categories: Insurance 101, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Medicare 101: Your guide to retirement

What you need to know if you’re a caregiver to someone who’s Medicare eligible

There are nearly 44 million unpaid caregivers to loved ones in the United States, and 79% are taking care of a family member aged 50 or older, according to Family Caregiver Alliance.   If you are a caregiver to someone who is Medicare eligible, here’s a guide to assessing plan options and advocating on their behalf,

By |2022-09-26T14:13:43-05:00November 8th, 2022|Categories: Insurance 101, Topics|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on What you need to know if you’re a caregiver to someone who’s Medicare eligible

What to expect at a Medicare seminar

If you’re close to retirement or already retired, you’ve probably received numerous invitations in the mail for events around town. Seminar? Open House? Consultation? The invitations are coming to you because it’s close to the Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) for Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plans, which starts Oct. 15 and runs through Dec. 7. 

By |2022-09-26T13:49:42-05:00September 29th, 2022|Categories: Insurance 101, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on What to expect at a Medicare seminar

Medicare meetings clear confusion for “almost” retirees

They came to the meeting with a great deal of uncertainty, admitting they didn’t know much about their post-retirement health insurance options. Patricia and Marcus Rasmussen will both turn 65 this year and came to the Medicare meeting hosted by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) to get advice and answers. “We’re confused

By |2019-08-26T11:27:45-05:00May 3rd, 2019|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Medicare meetings clear confusion for “almost” retirees

Medicare Advantage vs Medicare Supplement – the plan differences

When it comes to choosing a plan, each person’s needs are unique. To better understand the different features of Medicare Advantage vs. Medicare Supplement, here is a short guide.                         Medicare Part C, also called Medicare Advantage, is a health plan that provides all

By |2019-10-18T08:01:04-05:00September 25th, 2018|Categories: Insurance 101, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Medicare Advantage vs Medicare Supplement – the plan differences
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