You Might Find A Better Plan This Medicare Season

It’s time for seniors across the U.S. to make their health insurance choices for next year—yes, it’s Medicare open enrollment season. Running from right now through Friday, Dec. 7, seniors and people with disabilities who participate in Medicare can shop the plans serving their area for new features, [...]

By |2018-11-19T14:38:26+00:00November 19th, 2018|Comments Off on You Might Find A Better Plan This Medicare Season

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+00:00April 26th, 2018|Comments Off on Make the Most of Medicare by Knowing Your Options

Top 5 Ways Medicare Can Help You Keep New Year’s Resolutions

How are your New Year’s resolutions working out? If you have Medicare, you have extra help to keep the most common resolutions. Here are five ways you can use Medicare benefits to help you make the changes you want in 2018. 1. Medicare can help you lose [...]

By |2018-03-20T18:35:59+00:00January 10th, 2018|Comments Off on Top 5 Ways Medicare Can Help You Keep New Year’s Resolutions

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+00:00October 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+00:00September 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+00:00June 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Hit with Medicare Part-B Penalties? Waiver May Provide Relief.

Medicare Open Enrollment In Full Swing

By Aaron of Allsup We’re getting ready for the presidential election and the World Series, so that means it’s also time to prepare for Medicare open enrollment season. Actually, open enrollment is well underway. It began Oct. 15 and runs through Wednesday, Dec. 7. Open enrollment is the window that [...]

By |2018-03-21T15:28:29+00:00October 26th, 2016|Comments Off on Medicare Open Enrollment In Full Swing

Financial Resources Are Available For Life After Stroke

By Guest Blogger Staci Blinn, programs coordinator at the National Stroke Association I work at the National Stroke Association helping design programs to promote stroke prevention and education. I also have been given the gift of working with stroke survivors and caregivers, connecting them with resources, and offering support. I [...]

By |2018-03-21T15:23:52+00:00October 7th, 2016|Comments Off on Financial Resources Are Available For Life After Stroke
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