February 28, 2017

Last week we began discussing ways that agents and companies market Medicare plans to people turning 65. We discussed the phone calls you may receive and the possibility of someone showing up unannounced at your door. This week we will look at online marketing and dire...

February 21, 2017

WARNING!!  If you are turning 65 over the next few months, you will be inundated with mail, phone calls, and sometimes people actually knocking on your door. These are just three of the ways companies market Medicare health and drug plans. Over the next couple of weeks...

February 16, 2017

Some of the most frequently asked questions we get from people under the age of 65 concerns the relationship between the Marketplace (Obamacare) and Medicare. There seems to be a great deal of confusion about how these two insurance programs work. Here are this week’s...

February 6, 2017

I will be turning 65 in 2017.  Will I automatically be signed up for Medicare Part A and Part B?  If you are already getting benefits from Social Security or the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB), you will be automatically signed up for Part A and Part B of Medicare. You...

January 31, 2017

Many times, a person who is going on Medicare for the first time will come into our office with the understanding that Medicare will cover any and all medical procedures they have performed.  Today’s FAQs will address some items, services, and procedures Medicare does...

January 25, 2017

Last week we began answering some of the most frequently asked questions we received in 2016. The first two questions dealt with employer insurance and Social Security disability. This week we will look at Part B premiums.

I’m turning 65 in 2017. Why is my Part B p...