Month: October 2020

Learn about the Medigap open enrollment period

How Can I Enroll in a Medicare Supplement Plan?

Medicare Supplement Plans, also known as Medigap, are additional insurance which can help lower some of the costs associated with Medicare plans. Medigap policies are sold through private insurance companies, though they have detailed knowledge of Medicare and have been approved to sell its supplemental insurance. There are ten standard Medigap policies, each of which …

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there are pros and cons of Medicare Advantage plans

What Are the Pros and Cons of Medicare Advantage?

Medicare Advantage, or Part C, is a comprehensive insurance option that allows beneficiaries to select desired coverage and build the policy that will work best for them. Choosing Medicare Advantage means taking the initiative of your insurance and formulating a plan specifically for your medical needs. Original Medicare vs. Medicare Advantage Original Medicare consists of Parts …

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veterans with VA coverage can get Medicare Advantage

Can Veterans with VA Coverage Get Medicare Advantage?

Many people with VA benefits consider the ways that enrolling in additional insurance could lower their bills and expand their coverage. Continuing to think critically about your insurance is the best way to ensure your policy is staying up to date with your medical needs. If you receive VA benefits you can still enroll in Medicare Advantage. You …

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If you're under 65 and disabled, you're eligible for Medicare

Am I Eligible for Medicare If I’m Under 65?

While the majority of people enrolled in Medicare do fulfill the standard age requirement, there are some people who can qualify earlier due to disability.  Let’s discuss what qualifications must be met and whether or not you are eligible for Medicare. Medicare’s Standard Age Enrollment The typical enrollment age for Medicare is 65. People who …

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Medicare's annual enrollment period is October 15 to December 7

What Is the Medicare Open Enrollment Period?

Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period is when anyone can begin enrollment or make changes to their Medicare plan. It’s a period that lasts a little under two months and allows for modification and flexibility. When Is the Annual Enrollment Period? The Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) begins October 15th and ends December 7th. Keeping this time frame in …

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