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Open Enrollment For Individuals Is November 1, 2015 – January 31, 2016 If you are looking to buy your own health insurance plan or change your current coverage for 2016, you can do so during this time. In order to help you better understand your options for 2016, I will highlight the current status of each […]
Benefits of an Annual Medicare Supplement Insurance Review When I help most folks select a Medicare supplement plan, they generally want to remain loyal to one insurance company for as long as possible with little or no increases in premium. None of us enjoys shopping for insurance, but if there’s an opportunity to save money it’s […]
Source: WSJ.com Federal regulators on Monday said 2016 payments to insurers that offer private Medicare plans will go up compared with this year, reversing a slight decline proposed in February. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services estimated that the government’s Medicare Advantage payments will rise about 1.25% next year, though the agency said insurers […]
You must have Medicare Part A and Part B. If you have a Medicare Advantage Plan, you can apply for a Medigap policy, but make sure you can leave the Medicare Advantage Plan before your Medigap policy begins. You pay the private insurance company a monthly premium for your Medigap policy in addition to the […]
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