Some people get Medicare Part A and Medicare Part B automatically while other people must sign up for those benefits. It usually depends on whether you are receiving Social Security benefits. If you will be receiving Social Security or Railroad Retirement benefits at least 4 months before you turn 65 the following applies to you.…Read More
Generally, Medicare is available for adults in the State of Georgia age 65 or older, younger people with disabilities and people with End Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or transplant). Medicare has two parts, Part A (Hospital Insurance) and Part B (Medicare Insurance). You are eligible for premium-free Part A if you…Read More
Many of our members have been asking for this information about the new Medicare cards. See when you can expect your new card. Social Security numbers are being removed from the cards in an effort to fight identity theft and prevent fraud. The new Medicare cards will start being mailed in April of 2018. Get…Read More
This might be the easiest part to understand. When you have a Medicare supplement you are free to see any provider that accepts Medicare. It’s that simple. It doesn’t matter if your supplement is from Mutual of Omaha, United Healthcare, Manhattan Life, Humana, etc. what matters is that with a standardized Supplement …Read More
Usually next in line for discussion is cost. First let’s start with the constant. To be eligible to purchase either a Supplement or a Medicare Advantage Plan you must be enrolled in both Medicare Part A and Part B. I typically tell my clients whatever you pay the government for Part B is between you and the government …Read More
What does each type of plan cover? A Medicare Supplement will pay if Original Medicare pays, but if Original Medicare doesn’t pay the Supplement won’t pay. The Supplement company has no decision-making power with regards to what is covered and what isn’t. Remember when you have a Supplement …Read More
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