Medicare Advantage 2019

Medicare Advantage 2019 Changes

Kelsey Davis Medicare, Medicare Advantage

Medicare Advantage 2019 Changes On October 12, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) announced the 2019 Original Medicare premium and deductible increase, but what about Medicare Advantage plans? Unlike Medicare Part A and B, beneficiaries enrolled in MA plans may see a decrease in their premiums for the upcoming year. Medicare Advantage 2019 Premiums In September, CMS announced …

Medicare Advantage vs. Medicare Supplement | MedicarePlanFinder.com

Medicare Advantage vs. Medicare Supplement

amcnurlan Medicare, Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement

The Differences Between Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement The question comes up at least once a day – which is the better plan?  You are going to have to make a decision on which Medicare option is best for your needs, so you need to first understand the basics of Medicare Supplement (Medigap) and the Medicare Advantage plans. These are …

What You Can Do During Your Enrollment Period | MedicarePlanFinder

What You Can Do During Your Enrollment Period

Anastasia Iliou Medicare, Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement, Medigap

What You Can Do During Your Enrollment Period As a Medicare beneficiary, you are entitled to three types of enrollment periods. The first is your IEP, or Initial Enrollment Period, and it happens in a seven-month window surrounding your 65th birthday. The second is an SEP, or Special Enrollment Period, and it requires special circumstances. The third is AEP, or the …

Understanding The Benefits Of Medicare Advantage | Medicare Plan Finder

Understanding The Benefits Of Medicare Advantage

Anastasia Iliou Medicare, Medicare Advantage

Benefits Of Medicare Advantage Medicare Advantage is a combination Medicare option that provides more coverage than basic plans. It includes Original Medicare, which is made of Medicare Part A (hospital care) and Part B (medical/doctor care), plus additional services such as prescription drug coverage, dental, and vision coverage. Medicare Advantage plans are sometimes confused with Medicare Supplement (Med Supp) plans, …

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 …

New Medicare Benefits Thanks To Chronic Care Act | MedicarePlanFinder

New Medicare Benefits Thanks To CHRONIC Care Act

Anastasia Iliou Medicare, Medicare Advantage, News

New Medicare Benefits Thanks To CHRONIC Care Act Last month, Congress introduced the CHRONIC Care Act. The title “CHRONIC” stands for “Creating High-Quality Results and Outcomes Necessary to Improve Chronic Care.” It is designed to help seniors with chronic illnesses and disabilities who benefit from both Medicare and Medicaid. New Medicare Advantage Benefits With the CHRONIC Care Act, Medicare Advantage plans …

Is Medicare Better Than Individual Plans? | MedicarePlanFinder

Is Medicare Better Than Individual Plans?

Anastasia Iliou Medicare, Medicare Advantage

Is Medicare Better Than Individual Plans? Are you turning 65 soon and preparing to switch from your individual marketplace plan to Medicare? Or are you eligible for Medicare but trying to decide if you want to keep an alternative form of coverage? Generally, there are four types of health care plans and it can be hard to figure out which …

How To Get Hearing Aids With Medicare | MedicarePlanFinder

How To Get Hearing Aids With Medicare Coverage

Anastasia Iliou Ancillary, Medicare, Medicare Advantage

How To Get Hearing Aids With Medicare Coverage Hearing aids are not only expensive but also hard to cover. Original Medicare will cover hearing tests with your primary physician at your yearly wellness visits, but that’s it – no ear treatments, no hearing aids, nothing else. Not every senior needs ear treatments, which is why Medicare does not consider it an …