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,
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
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.
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
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