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Finding a Medicare Broker or Medicare Agent

Find a Medicare Broker or Medicare Agent Find a Medicare Broker or Medicare Agent. For many people turning 65 there is plenty of confusion as to what they need to do for their Medicare Health Insurance. Many people are used to and familiar with their employer...

What are the best Medicare Supplements in Pa

What are the best Medicare Supplements in Pa

What are the best Medicare Supplements in Pa What are the best Medicare Supplements in Pa is a question that is often asked. There are several different options that need to be considered. One of the first considerations is which one of the 10 Standardized Medicare...

New Medicare Cards are coming in 2018

New Medicare Cards are coming in 2018

New Medicare Card are coming in 2018 New Medicare Card are coming in 2018. As part of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015 and to help protect your identity, Medicare is mailing new Medicare cards starting April 2018. The new cards will no...

Choose a Medicare Part D Plan for 2018

How to choose a Medicare Part D Plan for 2018 Many Medicare beneficiaries are confused as to how to choose a Medicare Part D for 2018 but it really can be a simple process. The very first step is to go to Medicare.Gov. Once there, you will see on the homepage three...

Best Medicare Supplement Plan

The Best Medicare Supplement plan that Medicare Advisers suggest to their clients today are Medicare Supplement Plan G, Plan F, and Plan N. The truth is, most standardized Medicare plans are excellent plans. Any of these plans would be an excellent choice. Plan F will...

Medicare Supplemental in the Philadelphia area

There are many different Medicare Supplemental plan in the Philadelphia area, Bucks County area, and Montgomery County areas. There are also many Medicare Advantage options. Many of the Medicare Advantage options are through companies such as Independence Blue Cross...

Employer Coverage and Medicare Part B

Employer coverage and Medicare Part B. So you decided to keep working past age 65 and stay on your employer coverage. You’re now thinking of retiring and you’re not sure what to do about Medicare. If you are like most retirees, you have Medicare Part A and an employer...

What is the Medicare  Fall Open Enrollment?

Medicare  Fall Open Enrollment Every year from October 15th until December 7th, also known as the Annual Medicare Open Enrollment, a Medicare beneficiary is permitted to add, change, or cancel a Medicare health plan. You can also change their Medicare Prescription...

Cigna Medicare Supplement Plan G

Cigna Medicare Supplement Plan G Cigna Medicare Supplement Plan G has been a very popular Medicare Supplement Plan for the last few months. Today, all Medicare Supplement plans are "standardized" which means a "Plan G" is identical with each company regardless of the...

Medicare Supplement Plan G is all the talk

Medicare Supplement Plan G is all the talk Have you recently wondered what all the talk about Medicare Supplement Plan G is all about? Have you wondered what is going to happen to Medicare Supplement Plan F? As many of you already know, Original Medicare and a...

Medicare Options

Medicare Options Looking at Medicare Options can be a challenge for many people. If you break it down, there are really just three choices when you are going into Medicare. These choices also apply to those already on Medicare but only they can make changes during...

Medicare Supplement Plan G

Have you recently wondered what all the talk about Medicare Supplement Plan G is all about? Have you wondered what is going to happen to Medicare Supplement Plan F in the coming years? As many of you already know, Original Medicare and a Medicare Supplement Plan F...

Find the right Medicare Prescription Drug Plan

Find the right Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Find the right Medicare Prescription Drug Plan while living in Doylestown, Pa and the surrounding area can be a daunting task. The first thing to do is go to Medicare.gov. Once you’re at the home page you’ll click on the...

AARP Medicare Supplement Plan offers Plan G

AARP Medicare Supplement Plan offers Plan G AARP Medicare Supplement Plan offers Plan G. Announcing the Launch of Plan G for AARP Medicare Supplement Insurance Plans! Plan G will become available for AARP® Medicare Supplement Insurance Plans, insured by United...

When can I make changes to my Medicare plan?

This is a great question that I am often asked! There are several scenarios so let's try to break it down. Scenario #1 The beneficiary has original Medicare, a Medicare Supplement Plan, and a Stand Alone Medicare Prescription Drug Plan. A Medicare Supplement plan can...

Differences between Medicare Plan G and Plan F

Differences between Medicare Plan G and Plan F As I speak to many Medicare beneficiaries lately there seems to be some confusion between the differences between Medicare Plan G  and Medicare Plan F. The difference between these two Medicare Supplement plans is very...

Why It’s Advantageous to Work with a Local Medicare Advisor

Advantage of working with a local Medicare Adviser Why It’s Advantageous to Work with a Local Medicare Advisor you are wondering? Finding a Medicare Insurance plan that will best fit your needs without being too expensive. Then you’ve come to the right place. Here at...

Most Competitive Rates for Plan G in Our Area

Most Competitive Rates for Plan G There are 10 different Medicare Supplemental Insurance (Medigap) plans. Plan G happens to be one of the most popular. The reason behind its popularity is that the plan is one of the best options for people who are looking for broader...

3 Steps You Should Take to Enroll in Medicare Insurance

3 Steps You Should Take to Enroll in Medicare Insurance 3 Steps You Should Take to Enroll in Medicare Insurance at MyMedicareQuotes. We have experts ready to help you find the right insurance plan. In addition we specialize in helping senior citizens who are aged 65...

What is the New Keystone 65 Focus Plan?

What is the New Keystone 65 Focus Plan? If you’re approaching the age of 65, or you’re 65 or older, you’re probably thinking about which Medicare Plan is best for you. At My Medicare Quotes, we’re dedicated to finding the right one for you. We specialize in Medicare...

What are the Different Types of Medicare Advantage Plans?

What are the Different Types of Medicare Advantage Plans. Medicare Insurance Plans come in all shapes and sizes. There are Medicare Supplement Plans, Medigap Plans, Medicare Prescription Drug Plans, Medicare Advantage Plans. As people approach age 65, they...

Medicare Supplement Plan Advice

            Medicare Supplement Plan Advice Medicare Supplement Plan Advice There are no one Medicare supplemental plans that are best for everyone, which is why there are so many different options. The Medicare Supplement Plans in Bucks County, PA, and other areas,...

The 3 Advantages of Working with a Medicare Agent

The 3 Advantages of Working with a Medicare Agent Medicare and all of its different plans can prove difficult to navigate. But that is what Medicare agents are for. These people are experts in the Medicare industry and are fully-equipped to help you figure out what...

3 Tips to Remember When Choosing a Medicare Health Plan

3 Tips to Remember When Choosing a Medicare Health Plan Are you starting to think about choosing a Medicare Plan? When the time comes, selecting a Medicare Plan can be a difficult decision. Medicare is an excellent health insurance plan in general. MyMedicareQuotes, a...

Plan F not available after 2020

Plan F not available after 2020 Plan F not available after 2020. I’m sure you’ve heard about Medigap Plan F becoming unavailable in 2020, right? No, you haven’t? Well, sit down and let me tell you a little story.   Plan F is a Medigap Plan, private insurance that...

How to Enroll in Medicare

How to enroll in Medicare Step 1: Determine your Medicare eligibility Enrolling in original Medicare Part A and Part B will vary according to your specific situation. One of the very first steps is to see if you are eligible for Medicare. If you can answer YES to any...

The 2016 Medicare Deductible Information is now available!

The 2016 Medicare Deductible Information is now available. President Barack Obama signed a budget deal that will ride out his last term in office. Included in this bill was a fix for the Medicare Part B premium and the Medicare Part B deductible. This fix avoided a...

Medigap Plan F vs. Medigap Plan G

Medigap Plan G Vs. Medigap Plan N Medigap Plan G Vs. Medigap Plan N The only difference between these two plans is that one covers the Medicare Part B deductible and the other does not, otherwise the plan benefits are identical. The Part B deductible for 2015 is...

Medigap Plan F may not be the way to go!

Medigap Plan F may not be the way! Medigap Plan F may not be the way to go! The news is starting to get around. Medigap Plan F will not be available come the year 2020 so beneficiaries should start to consider Medigap Plan G or Plan N instead. Here's why: Medigap Plan...

The Medicare Annual Election Period

The Medicare Annual Election Period is almost here Its that time of year again, the Medicare Annual Election Period, when Medicare beneficiaries will be able to change their Medicare Supplement, Medicare Advantage, and Medicare Prescription Drug plans. This time of...

Questions to ask on which Medicare plan is best for you

Questions to ask on which Medicare plan is best for you. Questions to ask on which Medicare plan is best for you. Here are a few questions to help you decide options and figure out which Medicare Plan might be best for your situation. 1) How much are Medicare Plan...

Which Medicare Supplement is the best?

Which Medicare Supplement is the best? I hear this question often and the answer is that there is not necessarily one single best company or one single best plan. The most popular plans are F, G, and N. I believe that a senior would be welled served by any of them...

Consider Medigap Supplement Plan N

Consider Medigap Supplement Plan N. Consider Medigap Supplement Plan N  a Medicare Supplement Insurance very similar to many other standardized Medicare Supplement Plans. A Medigap Plan N does not cover the Medicare Part B Annual Deductible ($183 for calendar year...

Why should I enroll into a Medicare Plan through an Agent or Broker

Why should I enroll into a Medicare Plan through an Agent or Broker? Why should I enroll into a Medicare Plan through an Agent or Broker? When you decide to enroll in a Medicare Supplement Insurance Plan or Medicare Advantage Plan, whether you live in Bucks County Pa...

Long-Term Care Risks and Statistics

Long-Term Care Risks and Statistics The statistics associated with the risk of needing and utilizing long-term care services are sobering. As the population ages and as lifespans increase, the at-risk numbers are also sure to rise. First, there is the growing...

Why it pays to work with a Medicare Specialist

Working with a Medicare Specialist Medigap plans are standardized. There are 10 basic plans and they are the same with all insurance companies. Not all insurance companies offer all of the plans. The difference is price and the reputation of the insurance company. As...

Medicare Supplement or Medicare Advantage?

This is the first question you should ask yourself when nearing age 65 and getting ready to go on Medicare. There are advantages to both but neither option is necessarily right for everyone so let’s look at some of the differences. Medicare + Medicare Supplement +...

What to do when turning 65

What to do when turning 65 What to do when turning 65. Some 300,000 boomers per month will be turning 65 before the year 2030. If you are among those about to turn 65, then it is time to start thinking about Medicare and what your options under Medicare are. You will...

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Medicare Insurance Blog

Finding a Medicare Broker or Medicare Agent

Find a Medicare Broker or Medicare Agent Find a Medicare Broker or Medicare Agent. For many people turning 65 there is plenty of confusion as to what they need to do for their Medicare Health Insurance. Many people are used to and familiar with their employer...

What are the best Medicare Supplements in Pa

What are the best Medicare Supplements in Pa What are the best Medicare Supplements in Pa is a question that is often asked. There are several different options that need to be considered. One of the first considerations is which one of the 10 Standardized Medicare...

Kaiser Health News

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  • Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Nothing In Health Care Ever Goes Away April 19, 2018
    In this episode of KHN’s “What the Health?” Sarah Jane Tribble of Kaiser Health News, Joanne Kenen of Politico, Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times and Paige Winfield Cunningham of The Washington Post examine how even after Republicans failed to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, the health care debate continues to roil […]
  • New Medicare Perk For Diabetes Prevention Stumbles At Rollout April 19, 2018
    On April 1, Medicare launched a major initiative — a diabetes prevention program for seniors and people with serious disabilities— that is available in only a few cities.
  • Applying Silicon Valley Smarts To Age-Old Diseases April 19, 2018
    Customized iPhones are just one example of devices that can be used to combat health threats in developing countries. They are helping scientists in California and Cameroon attack the parasite that causes river blindness, an African scourge.

Medicare Updates

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  • Rethink drinking April 9, 2018
    As you get older, alcohol may start to effect you differently. You may become more sensitive to it, and your regular drinking habits could become a problem. Drinking too much alcohol can cause falls and fractures. Alcohol can also cause dangerous interactions when mixed with prescription or over-the-counter medications. Over a long time, it can […]
  • New Medicare cards have started to mail! April 2, 2018
    Medicare has started sending new cards with new Medicare Numbers to people with Medicare. Your new Medicare card will include a new number unique to you, instead of your current Social Security-based number. This will help to protect you against fraud. Starting this month, people who are enrolling in Medicare for the first time will […]
  • At risk for diabetes? Take this quick test. March 27, 2018
    Diabetes affects over 30 million people in the U.S.—are you one of them? Tuesday, March 27 is American Diabetes Association Alert Day, and it’s a great time to take the Diabetes Risk Test to find out if you’re at risk for developing type 2 diabetes, a disease where blood glucose levels are higher than normal. […]

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