Best Cancer Insurance, Heart Attack Insurance, and Stroke Insurance Options | MedicarePlanFinder

Understanding Your Best Cancer Insurance, Heart Attack Insurance, and Stroke Insurance Options

Anastasia Iliou Ancillary

Understanding Your Best Cancer Insurance, Heart Attack Insurance, and Stroke Insurance Options This post was originally published on March 23, 2017. Updated October 23, 2018. Medicare is designed to provide coverage for the most basic healthcare that everybody needs. Therefore, it does not include extensive cancer, heart attack, or stroke coverage. That’s why many Medicare beneficiaries enroll in secondary health …

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Simply Explained: Ancillary Insurance

Anastasia Iliou Ancillary, Medicare

Understanding Ancillary Insurance Ancillary insurance covers items that your Medicare plan will not. Typically, ancillary health products are available for life, dental, vision, hearing, short-term care, cancer, heart attack, stroke, hospital indemnity, life, and final expense coverage. Below is a brief overview to prepare you for discussions with your agent. Check back soon for more details about what the following …

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 …

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 …

Learn how pre-existing conditions affect Medicare Supplement plans!

Do Medicare Supplement Plans Cover Pre-existing Conditions?

Kelsey Davis Medicare Supplement

Do Medicare Supplement Plans Cover Pre-existing Conditions? A pre-existing condition is a medical condition that started before a person’s health benefits went into effect. If you have an illness or condition, you may be hesitant to explore Medicare Supplement plans. Will they accept you? Will your condition be covered? We are your one-stop-shop for understanding how your pre-existing conditions affect …

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 …

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 …

Do Your Doctors Follow The 8-Minute Rule | MedicarePlanFinder

Do Your Doctors Follow The 8-Minute Rule?

Anastasia Iliou Fitness & Health, General, Medicare

Do Your Doctors Follow The 8-Minute Rule? Medicare has certain rules and regulations in place to prevent fraud, waste, and abuse.  Here’s one you may not have heard of – the 8-minute rule. Providers must treat patients for at least eight minutes to receive Medicare reimbursement. With this rule, your doctors can’t rush from patient to patient. You can get the quality …