5 Star Medicare Plans

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There are 2,734 Medicare Advantage plans on the market nationwide in 2019. This is an increase of 417 plans since 2018! Based on location and eligibility, the average enrollee has 24 plan options, but only 10% of beneficiaries are enrolled in 5 star Medicare plans. These star ratings can help you understand the quality of services and care within the plan. What is a Medicare 5 star rating? Medicare has four main parts (A, B, C, and D), but not …

Does Medicare Cover Hospice Care?

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More than 1.7 million Americans use hospice each year to maintain or improve their quality of life due to a terminal illness. Hospice care plans address physical, emotional, and spiritual pain and offer support to caregivers during the grieving process. Hospice decisions can take an emotional and financial toll on you and your family, so you may be asking… “Does Medicare cover hospice?” What does Medicare cover for hospice care? If you are enrolled in Medicare Part A (hospital insurance), …

What is Medicare Supplement Plan A?

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Medicare Supplement Plan A is often referred to as Medigap Plan A or Medicare Plan A. Like other Medicare Supplements, Plan A helps cover the gaps that Original Medicare does not, including coinsurance, copayments, and deductibles. There are ten types of Medicare Supplement plans (A, B, C, D, F, G, K, L, M, N). Most plans are guaranteed renewable life, meaning as long as you pay your premium on time, you won’t be canceled from your plan due to a …