An apple a day!

An apple a day!

An apple a day just may keep you healthy; and also knowing which preventive Medicare apples to get!  According to the 2022 Medicare & You handbook, Part B covered services that are marked with an apple beside them are preventative services available to you. ...

Medicare Pitfalls

Medicare’s annual open enrollment periods are now done and we can all breathe a sigh of relief!  Hopefully, the TV commercials will take a break too.  At least until the Fall, that is…   Here are some pitfalls that have happened to folks I have spoken with...
It’s all about the drugs

It’s all about the drugs

…Medicare drug plans that is.  How much do you really know about them?  They have been around since 2006, they are in partnership between CMS and private insurance carriers, and they are available to all Medicare beneficiaries enrolled in either Part A &/or...
The value of a good insurance agent

The value of a good insurance agent

Have you noticed lately that we have become a society of do-it-yourselfers?  You can do your own taxes.  You can service your own car.  You can plan your own vacation.  You can pump your own gas (remember when there were attendants to do...
GETTING YOUR MEDICARE SHOULDN’T BE THIS HARD

GETTING YOUR MEDICARE SHOULDN’T BE THIS HARD

You are about to start getting your Medicare, something you’ve been contributing to and counting on for a long time.  But what exactly IS Medicare and how do I get it?  Medicare is insurance coverage for those turning 65 or otherwise deemed disabled by the...
Open Season is Coming!

Open Season is Coming!

I had to laugh recently as a client said to me she wanted to review her Medicare insurance plan options before “Open Season” started.  I sat there thinking, well, Medicare’s upcoming annual “Open Enrollment” is rather like hunting season...