What is the Medicare Donut Hole?

The Coverage Gap, or Donut Hole, is one of the most confusing parts of Medicare, and when overlooked, can leave you responsible for out of pocket expenses, that you may not be anticipating. Here is brief overview of the Coverage Gap (also known as The Donut Hole), based on the 2016 Medicare Standard Benefit Plan Model. The Donut Hole phase of your Medicare Part D coverage, begins when your total retail drug costs reach $3,310. The…
Working at 65 – Should I Get Part B?

Working at 65 – Should I Get Part B?

This is the first blog post in the Working at 65 series, which aims to educate those…

The 411 On Medicare Coverage For Dental Services

The 411 On Medicare Coverage For Dental Services

Medicare coverage for dental services can be confusing, limited and leave many people with large…

How Medicare Works With Other Health Insurance

How Medicare Works With Other Health Insurance

By now you know that when you turn 65 years old, you are eligible for…

Why You Need to Compare Medicare Part D Plans

Why You Need to Compare Medicare Part D Plans

There is a huge number of people who could be saving large sums of money…

What Is a Medicare Supplement Plan? (Medigap)

What Is a Medicare Supplement Plan? (Medigap)

A Medicare Supplement plan also known as a Medigap policy, is designed to help pay for some…

What is the difference between a Medicare Supplement and a Medicare Advantage Plan?

What is the difference between a Medicare Supplement and a Medicare Advantage Plan?

If you’re eligible for Medicare, you should consider a Medicare Supplement or a Medicare Advantage Plan to…

What Is Medicare Part D? (Prescription Drug Plans)

What Is Medicare Part D? (Prescription Drug Plans)

Medicare Part D is a drug program that helps pay for the costs of prescription drugs….

How Do I Get Medicare Part B?

How Do I Get Medicare Part B?

Most people will get Medicare Part B automatically during their Initial Enrollment Period (IEP). If…

What Is a Medicare Advantage Plan (Medicare Part C)?

What Is a Medicare Advantage Plan (Medicare Part C)?

As a Medicare beneficiary, you can choose from different Medicare options. One option is a Medicare…