Medicare Transportation Solutions | MedicarePlanFinder

Medicare Transportation Solutions

Anastasia Iliou General

How to get Medicare Transportation Benefits As ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft grow in popularity, more and more Medicare Advantage plans are including transportation services as a benefit. This year, CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) announced that in 2019, Medicare Advantage plans will have more freedom to provide coverage for services such as food delivery and transportation. …

Does Medicare Cover Weight Loss Programs? | Medicare Plan Finder

Does Medicare Cover Weight Loss Programs?

Anastasia Iliou Fitness & Health, General, Medicare

Did you know that you can use your Medicare coverage to fight obesity? Your coverage includes obesity screenings, counseling sessions, nutritionists, and qualified dietitians. It may even include gym membership discounts. If you think eating well and exercising is too expensive, think again: Your Medicare plan covers it. Obesity is a Disease In 2013, the American Medical Association officially started …

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Take Advantage of Medicare Wellness Exams and Preventative Benefits

Aaron L General, Medicare

Medicare offers many benefits at zero cost to recipients, but many of the 59 million Americans enrolled in Medicare are either not aware of all of the benefits, or are simply not taking full advantage of all of these offered services. For example, in 2014 only around 14% of Medicare recipients received the free Medicare wellness exam covered under Medicare …

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Prescription Discount Cards 101

Kelsey Davis General, Medicare

Do you have a high deductible or copayment for your prescription drugs? Did you get a new prescription that is not covered by your insurance? Well, great news – a discounted prescriptions network may help cover some of those costs. What is a discounted prescriptions network? A discounted prescriptions network provides prescription discount cards. These cards are available to everyone …

Learn about the future of Medicare Plan F Going Away

Medicare Plan F Going Away

Kelsey Davis General, Medicare, Medicare Supplement, Medigap

Medicare Plan F Going Away in 2020 What is Medicare Supplement Plan F? When you enroll in Original Medicare (Parts A and B) you have the option of increasing coverage by purchasing a Medicare Supplement plan (also called Medigap). These plans cover additional expenses that are not included in Parts A and B, like copayments, coinsurance, and yearly deductibles. For …

How To Switch Between Medicare Advantage and Medigap | MedicarePlanFinder

How To Switch Between Medicare Advantage and Medigap

Anastasia Iliou General, Medicare, Medicare Advantage, Medigap

Switching Between Medicare Advantage and Medigap Medicare Advantage and Medigap are similar in some ways but far different in others. Have you already enrolled in one but decided that it isn’t right for you and your health care needs? You can switch between Medicare Advantage and Medigap. Why Change? Medicare Advantage limits your doctor network, but Medigap gives you access …

Understanding Medicare Enrollment Periods | MedicarePlanFinder

Understanding Medicare Enrollment Periods

Anastasia Iliou General, Medicare

Understanding Medicare Enrollment Periods Did you know that most people can only enroll in Medicare during a few months out of the year? Read through to figure out what medicare enrollment periods you are eligible to enroll during. If you still need help, one of your licensed agents can answer your questions! IEP (Initial Enrollment Period) Most seniors and Medicare …

Stay Away From Medicare Scams | MedicarePlanFinder

Medicare Scams to be Aware of

Anastasia Iliou General, Medicare, News

Medicare Scams to be Aware of The Annual Enrollment Period is quickly approaching. Starting October 15, you are able to purchase or change your Medicare coverage until December 7. What does this mean for you? You are able to get the best coverage for your needs and budget. What does this mean for scammers? They are looking for your private …

Medicare Benefits For Veterans | MedicarePlanFinder

Medicare for Veterans with VA Benefits

Anastasia Iliou General, Medicare

Medicare for Veterans with VA Benefits As a veteran, you might have access to free or almost-free health care through the VA – but veterans over the age of 65 can still benefit from enrolling in Medicare. VA care is limited to providers who accept VA treatment, and having Medicare coverage will expand your doctor network as well as provide …

Medicare vs. Medicare Advantage | Medicare Plan Finder

Medicare vs. Medicare Advantage

Anastasia Iliou General

Medicare vs Medicare Advantage The Annual Enrollment Period is quickly approaching and starting October 15, you will be able to switch Medicare Plans. Which do you favor in the battle of Medicare vs Medicare Advantage? If you’re not quite sure, we’re here to help! By understanding the basic principles of each, you will be better prepared to make that decision. …