Why It’s Important To Review Your Medicare Options Before 65

You celebrate your 65th birthday, you sign up for Medicare, and you have medical coverage. Sounds simple, right? Well, think again. Medicare instantly becomes as complex as your health and financial situation. Read more.

Medicare Part D plans change every year. Premiums change, medications are dropped from the list of covered drugs (the formulary), drugs are moved to different tiers, or additional approval is required. Your medications may be covered this year, but not the next. Read more.

Healthcare costs can be a pricey item in the average American’s budget. And these costs continue to rise each year, taking bigger bites out of your income. If you or a family member is retired or under 65 and disabled, where can you get help? Read more.

The alphabet soup of Medicare Plans A, B, C, and optional plans D and supplemental Medigap plans, can be difficult to understand, but it is important to recognize that Medicare really is just health care insurance. Read more.

Each autumn brings open enrollment season for Medicare, where beneficiaries can choose either a new Medicare Advantage Plan or a Part D prescription drug plan if they would like to change providers for the coming year. Such changes can be made this year between Oct. 15 and Dec. 7. Read more.