Monthly Archives: July 2018

  • What to do When Moving to Another State with Medicare

    When it comes to moving, many people create a checklist to stay organized in the process. As a Medicare beneficiary, one thing you will need to add to your checklist is “Updating Medicare”. This is not as simple as it may seem as not all parts of Medicare are transferable between states. For example, Medicare…
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  • Penalties for Not Signing Up for Medicare

    Yes, you read that right! There are penalties for not signing up for Medicare. If you incur penalties from enrolling in Medicare at the wrong time, they can stick around for a lifetime. Understanding when to enroll in Medicare and how to navigate the process, will help you keep your hard-earned money where it belongs….
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  • 6 Reasons Not to Fear Medicare

    Moving on to Medicare after a lifetime of insurance through your employer can be a scary thing. We sometimes meet people who have unnecessarily double or even triple-insured themselves. It’s usually done out of anxiety over how Medicare will cover their healthcare needs. Some will even ask us – is Medicare good or bad? Well,…
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  • Am I Eligible for Medication Therapy Management (MTM)?

      As you age, taking new medications may become part of your daily life. It is important to know the effects these medications have on your body, how to properly take them, and any problems they may cause. With a busy life, it might be hard to find resources dedicated to educating you on your…
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  • How To Know If You Qualify for Extra Help

      Medicare Part D helps cover prescription drugs, but it doesn’t cover all of the costs. These out-of-pocket costs can quickly add up. Sometimes, the medications you need might be too expensive to afford. If this is the case, do not feel discouraged. You might qualify for Extra Help, a federal program that helps pay…
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