Lindsay Malzone is the Medicare expert for MedicareFAQ. She has been working in the Medicare space since 2017. Lindsay has a passion for sharing her expertise on Medicare to beneficiaries so they can be better prepared for healthcare costs after retirement. Her YouTube channel features various videos that help Medicare beneficiaries discover all their options.

Latest Posts By Lindsay Malzone

1 month ago

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

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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3 months ago

When Medicare Is Calling, Should You Answer?

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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4 months ago

What Happens if You Delay Medicare?

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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5 months ago

Bookmark These Questions to Ask Your Medigap Agent

You’ve spent weeks, if not months, shopping around for the perfect Medicare plan. Now that you’re ready to enroll, you probably have many questions or simply don’t know what to ask. No worries! I’m here to help, so grab a pen and notepad…

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9 months ago

Medicare Advantage Plans vs. Original Medicare: Let’s Discuss the Benefits

Medicare Advantage plans, also known as Part C, must include everything Original Medicare (Parts A and B) offers. Additionally, these plans provide a variety of benefits that Original Medicare lacks. Contrary to what many believe…

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9 months ago

3 Top Reasons Medicare Star Ratings Are Important

Whether it’s Medicare Advantage or Part D star ratings, knowing how plans stack up next to each other is important. Medicare star ratings can give you an idea of how others felt about the policy, and they can help you see how policies perform…

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10 months ago

What Will Medicare Look Like in a Post-Covid World?

The coronavirus has changed many things in the world, healthcare and Medicare included. But what will Medicare look like in a post-Covid world? Well, there are some changes we’ve noticed, including increased access to telemedicine…

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10 months ago

How Medicare Benefits Are Changing in 2021

Each year, Medicare benefits, i.e., terms of coverage, change, and for the most part, the costs increase. But Medicare isn’t the only option that sees changes. Medicare Advantage plans and Part D drug plans have coverage changes too…

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1 year ago

Depression Awareness Month: Mental Health Resources Covered by Medicare

October is Depression Awareness Month, depression being a serious mental health disorder that is plaguing Americans now more than ever due to the pandemic. In June, 31% of U.S. adults reported struggling with symptoms…

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1 year ago

The 4 Golden Rules to Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period

With October right around the corner, it’s time to start preparing for Medicare’s Annual Election Period (AEP), also known as Medicare Open Enrollment, which runs from October 15th to December 7th. It’s important for beneficiaries to gather…

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