Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment is back

The Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period (OEP) is back in 2019. The Medicare Advantage OEP is for people already enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans and it allows them to drop their plan to return to Original Medicare  – OR they…

Your Medicare at 65

Your Medicare

If you’re turning 65 and thinking about your Medicare, here is what you need to know: How you enroll in your Medicare depends on your current situation related to Social Security. If you are receiving Social Security payments, you will automatically…

Part D Plan Preferred Pharmacies

medicare part d pill bottle

Part D plan preferred pharmacies make using the Medicare.gov Plan Finder difficult and confusing. That’s because Medicare.gov only allows me to put in two pharmacies as I’m searching for drug plans for my clients. I think I am a know-it-all when…

Why I hate Medicare Part D

Medicare part d and gun

I have written in the past about why I hate Medicare Part D. It is kind of a rip-off for seniors – especially those who take only generics. Yesterday I talked with a man who is paying over $50 per…

Medicare Open Enrollment Period

Medicare Open Enrollment Period

The Medicare Open Enrollment Period is October 15 – December 7.   What can you do during this period? Review your drug plan during the Medicare Open Enrollment Period. If you have a Part D plan along with a Medicare supplement,…

Carotid Artery Screening

Would you like to get a carotid artery screening, but don’t want to pay $150 or more? Tucson Medical Center (TMC) offers various vascular screenings for $25, but this month (SEPTEMBER), they will do the tests for $10 each.  I’m…