How to save big on Medicare? Know when to sign up!

August 4, 2016
Enrolling in Medicare can be stressful and confusing, but delay signing up and it can also set you back a bundle. Late enrollment penalties can hike a monthly premium by 10 percent or more – for the rest of your life. More than 750,000 Medicare beneficiaries have made that mistake, boosting their Part B premiums, on average, by 30 percent, or an extra $440 a year. The problem is getting worse, Read More

Medicare PPO plan without Prescription Drugs

May 16, 2016
A Medicare PPO Plan is a Medicare Advantage Plan where a Private Insurance company provides your Medicare Part A and Part B benefits. In a Medicare PPO Plan, you can get Medical Services from any provider who accepts Medicare. The Medicare PPO has a preferred network of providers “in network” where cost sharing is lower. Other providers are “out of network”. Cost sharing is generally higher for “o Read More

Ready for Medicare? Not Until You Read This

May 5, 2016
Enrolling for Medicare for the first time is a milestone in your life, and most retirees come to rely on the healthcare coverage that Medicare provides. Before your 65th birthday approaches, however, it makes sense to do some planning to make sure that you’ll be ready for Medicare when the time comes. Below, we’ll look at some of the things you ought to know before you enroll in Medicare. What Read More