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5 Things You Need to Know Before Changing Medicare Plans During AEP

By Lindsay Malzone September 18, 2021

Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) is just around the corner. It’s also commonly known as the Fall Open Enrollment Period. From October 15 to December 7, beneficiaries can sign up for Medicare Advantage or Part D plans, switch from their current plan…

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When Medicare Is Calling, Should You Answer?

By Lindsay Malzone July 29, 2021

Health care fraud is a serious crime. Victims can suffer long-lasting emotional and financial effects. Yet every year, scammers ramp up their efforts, especially targeting senior citizens around Medicare’s fall Annual Enrollment Period…

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What Happens if You Delay Medicare?

By Lindsay Malzone July 03, 2021

Medicare isn’t mandatory, but delaying enrollment may come with lifelong penalty fees. Therefore, it is wise to explore all your options before postponing coverage. If you’ve worked at least 10 years (40 quarters), you automatically…

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How to Effectively Shop for Medicare

By Jason Carrasco May 20, 2021

Many of us don’t realize how many options we have when it comes to healthcare. As you near retirement, you probably assume that you’ll get Original Medicare and nothing else. While you can do this, there are many other options out there…

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What You Need to Know About Kidney Disease, Dialysis, and Medicare Coverage

By Jason Carrasco May 10, 2021

Kidney disease is a serious condition that worsens over time and can lead to death, without proper treatment. The kidneys filter waste out of the body, but when they start to lose function, this can lead to a host of serious symptoms that interfere with everyday life…

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Top 10 Frequently Asked Questions About Medicare

By Jason Carrasco April 24, 2021

Medicare can be a bit complicated. There are several different Medicare coverage options, each of which comes with its own pros and cons. Once you do pick your plan, it can be a challenge to fully understand what’s covered by it and what’s not…

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Stay Healthy with Regular Medicare Glaucoma Screenings

By Jason Carrasco April 17, 2021

Glaucoma is a very common eye condition, especially for older adults. When left untreated, glaucoma can do serious damage to your vision, so it’s important to get screened regularly to catch it early. Did you know Medicare offers regular glaucoma screenings?

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Do You Need to Enroll in Medicare If You Have Employer Insurance?

By Jason Carrasco April 10, 2021

As you near retirement age, you may often wonder how you will pay for your healthcare needs. For most older adults, some form of Medicare is often the most comprehensive and cost-effective solution. However, what about those of us who have an insurance…

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Medicare Covers Cervical and Vaginal Cancer Screenings

By Jason Carrasco April 03, 2021

Cervical and vaginal cancers are very serious conditions that can be difficult to catch. In order to treat cervical cancers effectively, women should receive regular screenings – when caught early, doctors can treat cervical cancer and dramatically increase…

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How to Save on Medicare and Lower Your Healthcare Costs

By Jason Carrasco March 22, 2021

Medicare may save you thousands of dollars on your medical bills, but nothing in life is free. Between copayments, annual deductibles, and out-of-pocket expenses, you’ll still have to pay a lot of money for your healthcare needs with Medicare…

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