What Is a Medicare Special Needs Plan and Who Qualifies?

Seniors suffering with a debilitating chronic health condition may be eligible to join a Medicare approved Special Needs Plan (SNP). An SNP provides additional benefits above and beyond Original Medicare, offering seniors with special care requirements the treatment and services they need. What is a Special Needs Plan and who qualifies? The following information can […]

How does Medicaid Help People With Low Income

An unexpected emergency, even regular medical care can cost thousands of dollars, leaving many people without the finances to get the care they deserve. How does Medicaid help people pay medical bills? A state and federally funded health insurance program, Medicaid is designed to help low-income adults, children, pregnant women and seniors get the medical […]

Medicare Supplement – Why Do I need it?

Medicare Supplement insurance (also called Medigap) offers seniors coverage for out-of-pocket expenses associated with Medicare like copays and coinsurance, even deductibles. The right Medicare Supplement plan adds to Original Medicare coverage, giving you peace of mind and confidence that when you need medical care, you can get it – no questions asked. Ready to learn […]

Medicare Readiness Checklist

9 to 12 months before you turn 65 Confirm that you are eligible to receive Medicare benefits by calling the Social Security  Administration at 800.772.1213. Review your current health insurance policy to find out what happens with that coverage when you turn 65. Research options for coverage to help protect yourself from costs not included […]