Preparing for Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period for Medicare Advantage

There are many things you get to enjoy in retirement, like your evening walk and watching the leaves on the trees changing color. Getting a mailbox full of packets and postcards is likely not one of them. Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) for 2021 Medicare Advantage plans is Oct. 15 to Dec. 7. This is the time when you can sign up for certain types … Continue reading Preparing for Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period for Medicare Advantage

Learn the difference between Medicare Supplement Plan G and Plan G HDHP

With the exit of the popular Medicare Supplement Plans C and F as part of the government implementation of MACRA, those eligible for Medicare after January 1, 2021, are looking to the next best option. For most, that option is Plan G. The only difference is with Plan G beneficiaries are responsible for paying the Part B deductible ($233 in 2022). It offers great value … Continue reading Learn the difference between Medicare Supplement Plan G and Plan G HDHP

Countdown to 65: Action plan for when you’re new to Medicare

Now that you understand the basics of Medicare, you’re ready to start planning. If it wasn’t for Medicare, health care might become really expensive at age 65 and beyond. Medicare comes in Parts A, B, C and D. Parts A and B are called “Original Medicare” and are provided by the government. Parts A and B cover some basics – like hospital stays and doctor … Continue reading Countdown to 65: Action plan for when you’re new to Medicare