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This is a pretty good video from the “Medicare Made Clear” series that I frequently post. It covers some information that is not too different from information I cover, when meeting someone for an initial consultation. This is especially true for those “new to Medicare.” The video covers basic explanations of the different “parts” of…Read More →
This is an issue I deal with constantly. Most people should enroll in Medicare Part B, while some will automatically be enrolled. The penalty for not Having Part B, if you or a spouse do not have employer provided insurance is huge. ENROLLING In Medicare Part B is required in order to also enroll in…Read More →
This article points out some information that is very basic, but often misunderstood, about Medicare Part C (Medicare Advantage). Through education, we try to help people understand the advantages as well as the disadvantages for different types of insurance. Although there are valid reasons for the different types, many often choose a less appropriate plan…Read More →
Mark and Alisa represent most of the top Medicare Insurance carriers available for residents of Washington State. Some of those carriers publish articles relevant to Medicare Beneficiaries. We will post a few here and there, especially if they are related to topics we receive questions about. Always ask your Medical Professionals about treatment options appropriate…Read More →
The proposals in this announcement should also apply to anyone who get’s their prescription drug coverage (Medicare Part D) through certain Medicare Advantage Plans (Medicare Part C). Since this announcement from CMS (the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) affects 2021 plans, I should get plan specific information soon regarding the details. That information can…Read More →
This is a good article covering basic information. It does leave out any mention of low income individuals who qualify for Extra Help and payment of the Part B premiums. It also misses out on special considerations for those that are eligible for VA coverage or those who retired from the military and have access…Read More →