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To Delay or Not to Delay

To Delay or Not to Delay
To delay or not to delay, that is the question. If you think you may delay your Part B coverage, read to learn more about avoiding penalties.

Knee Replacement Surgery & Medicare

Knee Replacement Surgery & Medicare
Depending on the Medicare Supplement plan that you choose, it might cover some cost of a knee replacement surgery. These plans assist with deductibles, coinsurance or copayments. Be sure to note that your prescription drugs are not covered by Medicare or a Medicare Supplement. You will need to consider a Prescription Drug Plan to cover the out-of-pocket cost. Our advisors can walk you through that entire process and answer any questions you have, FREE of charge.

Is Your Doctor A "Participating", "Non-Participating", or "Opt-Out" Provider?

Is Your Doctor A "Participating", "Non-Participating", or "Opt-Out" Provider?
Did you know that your Medicare Part B costs will vary after you meet the deductible depending on the provider type you see? It is very important to check what type of provider you are visiting. If you do not know what a provider type is, it determines your cost for Part B services. There are three different provider types.

Are You Moving Out of State with Medicare?

Are You Moving Out of State with Medicare?

Are you moving? Read this article to learn about the cost and potential penalties that could impact you when moving to a new state with Medicare.

Medicare Coverage & Dermatology

Medicare Coverage & Dermatology
Did you know that every year in the United States more people are diagnosed with skin cancer than all the cancers put together?

Acupuncture - Now Covered by Medicare!

Acupuncture - Now Covered by Medicare!
In January, it was announced that acupuncture will now be covered under Medicare for individuals with chronic low back pain. Learn more about acupuncture and how it can possibly help you!

Medicare Card 101

Medicare Card 101
Have questions on that important red, white, and blue card? Read to learn more about things you might not have known about your Medicare card.

Medicare and Transplants

Medicare and Transplants
Around 95 people receive a new organ every day. You may know someone who has been an organ donor or recipient, or maybe you are! Along with many th...

How To Stay Healthy in Quarantine

How To Stay Healthy in Quarantine

Did you know that older adults and people who have severe medical conditions are at an increased risk for COVID-19? In the United States, 8 out of 10 deaths have been confirmed who are 65 years and older. To protect you or your loved ones, here are some tips for staying healthy in quarantine:

Avoiding Medicare Late Enrollment Penalties

Avoiding Medicare Late Enrollment Penalties
If you are about to turn 65 years old and are eligible for Medicare, you will need to consider a few things. One being if you want to continue working and delay Medicare. You should know that you could be penalized if you delay Part A, Part B and Part D. These late enrollment penalties can be easily avoided by enrolling upon eligibility and ensuring that you have credible coverage.

Medicare and Cancer

Medicare and Cancer
People do not like to consider the possibility, but anyone, at any time, is capable of being diagnosed with cancer. Click this blog to learn more about what Medicare pays for Cancer patients.

Medicare Coverage for COVID-19

Medicare Coverage for COVID-19
With the media reporting on the coronavirus every minute, be sure to educate yourself not only on the virus, but also the coverage you receive as a Medicare beneficiary. Read to find out more about what Medicare's coverage is for COVID-19.