Tricia Blazier

About Tricia Blazier

Tricia Blazier, J.D., applies her expertise and knowledge of healthcare issues and personal finances to assist employers and individuals as they navigate complex government programs. In her role, she oversees numerous services offered to the company’s customers and client organizations including healthcare insurance services. These include Allsup Benefits Coordination, Allsup Medicare Advisor, Medicare Coordination Service, Disability Life Planning Service and the Allsup Life Planning Service. Her knowledge covers a range of healthcare issues such as coordinating group health plans with public healthcare benefits through the Health Insurance Marketplace, Medicare or Medicaid programs. She also provides expertise on a range of financial issues that affect people with disabilities, including mortgage and debt problems, planning and budgeting, economic and health-related assistance programs, and sources of income and support. She joined the company in 2007 as an appeals analyst, where she assisted claimants at the hearing level in securing their Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. A licensed attorney, she also practiced family law and mediation. She has a bachelor’s degree from St. Louis University and she earned her Juris Doctor from the St. Louis University School of Law.

Make the Most of Medicare by Knowing Your Options

By Tricia of Allsup President Lyndon Johnson created Medicare in 1965 because it was nearly impossible for the elderly to find private health insurance coverage. The massive program was a boon to seniors, but it’s a pretty good bet that even LBJ didn’t foresee the day that the [...]

By | 2018-05-10T16:05:22+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Comments Off on Make the Most of Medicare by Knowing Your Options

World Series Step Aside—It’s Time For Medicare Season

By Tricia of Allsup You can set your clock by it. If it’s time for the World Series, it’s also time for Medicare’s annual enrollment period, which runs from Oct. 15 through Dec. 7. This special window of time—starting Sunday—provides participants with the opportunity to review their 2018 Medicare plan [...]

By | 2018-03-21T18:24:12+00:00 October 13th, 2017|Comments Off on World Series Step Aside—It’s Time For Medicare Season

Employer Healthcare Plan Or Medicare?

By Tricia Allsup For many reasons, more and more people are continuing to work once they are Medicare-eligible at age 65. That‘s when they have to make an important decision: Should I continue on my employer’s healthcare plan, or is it time to switch to Medicare? Staying on your company [...]

By | 2018-03-21T18:18:59+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Comments Off on Employer Healthcare Plan Or Medicare?

Hit with Medicare Part-B Penalties? Waiver May Provide Relief.

By Tricia of Allsup As director of Allsup’s healthcare services, I receive a lot of questions about how Medicare and the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, coordinate benefits. That’s no surprise, because both federal programs are complex and can be difficult to navigate, especially when transitioning from [...]

By | 2018-03-21T17:56:56+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Hit with Medicare Part-B Penalties? Waiver May Provide Relief.