COVID-19 and Enrolling in Medicare

Tucson Medicare plans

Let’s do a ZOOM MEETING to talk about your Medicare options. If you have a computer or i-pad, we can meet online and I can explain your Medicare choices. It’s almost like a face-to-face meeting. Due to COVID-19 and social…

2020 Medicare Choices

Medicare Choices

Here is an introduction to your Medicare choices for 2020. The video explains how Medicare works, Medicare supplements, Part D, and Medicare Advantage.

Help with Medicare Costs in 2020

pay your medicare premium

People with income below certain levels can get help with Medicare costs, their Medicare Part B premium, and even their co-pays for medical care. Medicare help is provided by your state under the federally-funded Medicare Savings Program. You apply for…

How to Pay Your Medicare Premium

Here is information on how to pay your Medicare premium. If you are collecting Social Security, your Medicare premium (for Part B) will be taken out of your Social Security Check. How to pay your Medicare premium if you are…

Part D Problems

Can you change your Part D plan at this time of year? It depends on a number of factors – and if you have a Medicare Advantage plan vs a stand-alone part D plan.

What Does Medicare Cost ?

Medicare and Federal Budget

What does Medicare cost?  Most people think their $144.60 Medicare Part B premium covers the cost of their Medicare – but they are very wrong. You can see from the charts below that there are three parts to Medicare:  Part…

Can I have Medicare and an HSA ?

Medicare and an HSA

There are rules against having Medicare and an HSA (Health Savings Account). I have recently gotten calls from two people who have Health Savings Accounts through their employers. They plan to keep working and they want to keep their employer…

Medicare Advantage Enrollment Growing

APRIL 2018  Medicare Advantage enrollment is growing in many big cities to a point where half of all Medicare beneficiaries (or more) are enrolled in a Medicare replacement plan. In case you didn’t know it, Medicare Advantage replaces your Medicare. …