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2019 Medicare Advantage Changes

Kelsey Davis Medicare, Medicare Advantage

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 (MA) plans? Unlike Medicare Part A and B, beneficiaries enrolled in MA plans may see a decrease in their premiums for the upcoming year. 2019 Premiums In September, CMS announced that on average, MA premiums …

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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 …

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The Medicaid Look Back Period: What You Need to Know

Kelsey Davis Medicaid

The Medicaid Look Back Period: What You Need to Know What is the Medicaid look back period? Medicaid is designed to provide health care to those with low income or limited assets and is administered through each state. When applying for Medicaid, the state social security office is responsible for confirming you have limited income and assets. The Medicaid look …

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2019 Medicare Premiums and Deductible Increase

Kelsey Davis Medicare

2019 Medicare Premiums and Deductible Increase On October 12, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the 2019 Medicare premiums and Medicare deductible increase for Part A and B. These changes may be small, but CMS strives to empower beneficiaries and promote complete transparency when it comes to selecting healthcare coverage. Medicare deductibles and premiums increase due …

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 …