Here’s everything you ever wanted to know about Medicare

Pixabay What exactly are the “parts” of Medicare? Despite what you may have heard, we do have universal healthcare in America—if you are over 65 years old. In the United States, if you are 65 years old or older, have certain qualifying disabilities, or suffer from end-stage renal disease (kidney failure), you qualify for Medicare. But Read more about Here’s everything you ever wanted to know about Medicare[…]

When Do I Enroll in Medigap Coverage?

Medigap is an insurance policy that will cover the health care costs that you incur that regular Medicare, Part A and Part B, does not cover.  These costs can include co-payments, deductibles, and travel outside of the United States.  However, Medigap supplement insurance does not cover costs that are associated with dental care, vision, hearing Read more about When Do I Enroll in Medigap Coverage?[…]

Is Eye Care and Cataract Surgery Covered By A Medigap Plan?

Medigap insurance is sold by private companies to help pay for things like copayments and deductibles that Medicare doesn’t cover. This policies are only available to individuals over the age of 65 who already have Original Medicare Parts A and B. Those with Medicare Advantage, Part C or are younger than 65 and on Medicare Read more about Is Eye Care and Cataract Surgery Covered By A Medigap Plan?[…]

Comparing Medigap Plans in Texas

For those who do not know what Medicare it is the federally provided insurance that covers the millions of American seniors who have qualified for and been accepted to receive Social Security payments from the Federal Government. The insurance premiums are paid directly from your Social Security check, so you never really see it. Unfortunately, Read more about Comparing Medigap Plans in Texas[…]

Prepare now for retirement health care costs

While many workers picture life in retirement to be far less stressful than what they deal with on the job, at least in one regard it could easily get more stressful. That’s because of health care costs, which continue to be one of Americans’ biggest post-retirement expenses. Unlike previous generations, few of today’s retirees have Read more about Prepare now for retirement health care costs[…]

What are Medigap Supplement Insurance Plans?

If you want to cover all medical situations, the Medigap supplement is made to include costs which are not covered by the original Medicare insurance. Some of the costs which are included in this supplement insurance plan include co-payments, various deductibles and traveling outside the country for health benefits. However, even the Medigap plans don’t Read more about What are Medigap Supplement Insurance Plans?[…]

Comparing Medigap Plans in Michigan

Medigap is a health insurance policy that is sold by private insurance companies to fill the “gaps” in Original Medicare. There are various Medigap plans available in Michigan.  It is a good idea to understand what Michigan Medigap insurance plans cover to choose a plan that best fits your individual health and budget needs. When Read more about Comparing Medigap Plans in Michigan[…]

Medicare Advantage Or Medigap: The Great Fork In The Road

Shutterstock Those who are eligible for Medicare but aren’t fully satisfied with Original Medicare (Part A and Part B) alone are faced with a fork in the road. One way leads to Medicare Advantage. The other to Medicare Supplement Insurance. The hope is that whichever one you choose will end at a destination booming with Read more about Medicare Advantage Or Medigap: The Great Fork In The Road[…]

4 Ways Participants Benefit from Purchasing Medigap

Are you 65 or is your 65th birthday around the corner? Are you enrolled in Medicare Part A and Part B? You have a six-month open enrollment period that begins on the first day of the month in which you are 65 or older. Therefore, this is the best time to start shopping for a Read more about 4 Ways Participants Benefit from Purchasing Medigap[…]