Original Medicare—Coverage and Costs

If you’re new to Medicare, or about to turn 65 soon, you may have questions about your benefits and how much you can expect to pay. There are many parts to Medicare and it makes sense to familiarize yourself with coverage and costs so you’re prepared to make an informed decision when the time is […]

When Can I Buy Medicare Supplement Insurance?

If you’ve done the research and you’ve decided that Medicare Supplement Insurance fits your needs best, great! The right Medicare Supplement insurance policy can help you get a handle on costs associated with your health care and can even give you a few extra benefits. However, knowing when to buy is the key to getting […]

What is a Medicare Benefit Period?

If you’ve ever insured a home or vehicle, you’re probably familiar with an insurance deductible. Typically,you pay your deductible once at the beginning of your plan year. With health insurance for example, you pay for your health care costs until you reach the deductible, and then your health insurance provider pays for any additional care […]

When Will My Medicare Coverage Start?

Most people are enrolled automatically in Original Medicare (Part A and Part B) as they approach the age of 65 with coverage start dates based on birthday month.For those who need to enroll manually, effective coverage dates could be earlier or later, depending on the situation.  Knowing exactly when your coverage starts can help you […]