Medicare Choices

Medicare Choices

This is a short introduction to your Medicare choices. And when it comes to Medicare, you do have some choices to make.  But first, let’s take a look at how Medicare works. Part A of Medicare is hospital insurance. It has a deductible. [...]

New to Medicare: Important Medicare Choices

Over the last month I’ve been busy working with people who are getting their Medicare soon.  The majority of these folks are pretty healthy – and yet most of them are choosing to spend money to get themselves a Medicare supplement and a [...]

Medicare Advantage: What to do when you move.

Last week I met with a new client who recently moved to Arizona from Colorado.  Jerry was enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan in Colorado and was pleasantly surprised to discover that most Advantage plans in Tucson don’t have monthly premiums. Jerry [...]

Medicare Advantage: Planning for 2012

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has put out a 153-page letter that provides instructions and information for insurance companies as they design their Medicare Advantage plans for 2012.  Details and costs for 2012 Medicare [...]