Learn more about Medicare coverage of ambulance services.

Original Medicare and Medicare private health plans, also known as Medicare Advantage plans, must cover emergency services even if your condition didn’t turn out to be an emergency. You can appeal if your plan refuses to pay for your ambulance ride. You can also go to any hospital or use any ambulance company in an […]

Medicare Supplement and Part D

Medicare Supplement and Part D Original Medicare with a Medicare Supplement and Part D plan means that a Medicare Beneficiary is receiving Part A and Part B of Medicare, purchases a Medicare Supplement (Medigap Plan) to Supplement the Original Medicare Benefits and purchases a Medicare Part D plan for Prescription Drug coverage. Is this option […]

The Blind Side & Disability Insurance3

With baseball heating up in the run for playoffs and the football preseason just kicking off, this is a great time to consider an unfortunate part of sports (and life) – injuries. For professional athletes, disability insurance is essential to protecting one’s livelihood and talent. If an athlete is injured, it could end his/her whole […]

BBB shows pros, cons of Medicare advantage plans

JACKSONVILLE — Healthcare legislation seems to be the topic of many conversations lately, triggering many calls to BBB about Medicare Advantage plans. These plans are health plan options approved by Medicare and are offered by private insurance companies. They are not considered supplemental coverage. The plans may offer extra coverage, such as vision, hearing, dental, […]

What are Your Rights to Medigap Policies during Open Enrollment?

Open enrollment is the time when you are allowed to enroll in Medicare for the first time and you have many options to assess. Your Medicare open enrollment will happen the day you turn 65 AND are enrolled in Medicare Part B. Insurance companies must adhere to some specific rules at this time in reference […]

6 Foods You Didn’t Know Were Good For You

Here is a list of foods we have been told are not good for us, but really can be healthy. 1. Iceberg Lettuce: Just because it is not dark green does not mean it has no nutrient value. Iceberg contains lutein and zeaxanthin. These are carotenoids that reduce the risk for cataracts and age-related macular […]