Mark your calendar, Medicare Annual Enrollment Period starts October j15.
If you have Veteran’s Benefits it is a good idea to signup for Medicare A and B when you are first eligible.
The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015, requires Social Security to remove Social Security Numbers (SSNs) from all Medicare cards by April 2019.
A post came through my Facebook news feed about Medicare and I started reading some of the comments and I was really surprised.
By the year 2020 there will be a standard 25% co-payment for brand-name drugs and 25% for generics when you reach the do-nut hole, thus closing the “hole”.
Effective March 7, 2017, all hospitals and critical access hospitals must issue a standardized Medicare Outpatient Observation Notice (MOON) under certain circumstances.
Many people don’t know, but Medicare does have a free, secure online service for you to access personalized information about your Medicare benefits and services.
Since the enactment of the ACA, the co-payment for Medicare Part D prescription drugs, while in the “donut hole,” has been decreasing. By 2020 the co-payment for prescription drugs will be 25% of the retail price.
If you are enrolled in a Medicare Advantage Plan (MA) or a Part D Prescription Drug Plan (PDP) this is the time you can elect to change your coverage and join a new plan for 2017.
There is a little-known process that is authorized by the federal government and insurers can shift their beneficiaries who are turning 65 to their own Medicare Advantage plan. This is what is called “Seamless Conversion”.