Medicare Basics

 

Dual Special Needs/Dual Eligible

Learn more about the basics of Medicare, including how to enroll, where to enroll, and some of the options available beyond Original Medicare.

The Basics of Medicare Advantage Dual Eligible Plans

Many people are eligible for both Medicaid and Medicare, and those that are may be eligible for a Special Needs Plan. Dual-Eligible Special Needs Plans (D-SNPs) are a type of Medicare Advantage plan designed to meet the…

Popular Medicare Supplement Plans
Medicare Supplement (Medigap) plans can help you cover the gaps in Original Medicare, but many Medicare beneficiaries have difficulty deciding which Medigap plan is…
Dental, Vision, And Hearing Coverage

Most Medicare Advantage (Medicare Part C) plans offer coverage for dental, vision, and hearing care in addition to also providing the same benefits as…

Compare Medicare Options

While Medicare can provide great healthcare coverage, it can be difficult to understand all of the options available. Making the right decision, however, is…

What Medicare Part D Covers

If you are thinking of signing up for a Medicare Part D prescription drug plan, then you probably know that Original Medicare (Medicare Part…

How Medicare Agents Are Paid

As professional independent insurance agents, our job is to provide you with a trustworthy opinion on different Medicare plans available in your area. Our agency is partnered with a variety of insurance carriers, and we strive to not be biased or show favoritism to any single company.
Choosing a Medicare Plan
If you are approaching retirement age, or you’ve recently been diagnosed with a qualifying disability, you may be considering applying for Medicare benefits. If you will be receiving Medicare benefits, you must choose which plan you want to get your benefits through. Your options include the standard Original Medicare plan and Medicare Advantage plans. You can also choose from Medigap plans and Part D prescription drug coverage, but those plans are supplementary. Here’s what you need to know to choose the best Medicare plan.
Medicare Eligibility
To enroll in Medicare, you must meet the eligibility requirements, which include factors regarding your age, if you have a disability or receive disability benefits, or have certain health conditions. If you are unsure about your eligibility, no worries! We’re here to explain that all to you.
Medicare Enrollment
Before you can begin receiving Medicare coverage, you will need to enroll in a Medicare plan during the correct enrollment period. Medicare has different enrollment periods, each with different dates to be mindful of.