Category Archives: Insurance

Spring 2024 – The Medicare Initial Enrollment Period

Senior Online Magazine The Medicare Initial Enrollment Period

OurSeniors are likely to intersect with Medicare frequently. In many cases, a senior’s first ever interaction with Medicare may be the most important; it will have lasting effects. Unfortunately, many younger seniors are not well prepared for this introduction. They have given little thought to their Medicare options and do not understand how early choices […]

5-Star Medicare Advantage Plans for 2024

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There have been some changes in the 5-star ranking tables for 2024. Medicare Advantage plans with 5 stars are top-tier plans that are considered “excellent” by the organization that runs Medicare, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). This year, fewer plans earned that distinction than in 2023. Why? One reason may be that […]

Open Enrollment Is Here, Whats Next?

Medicare - Special Needs Programs

How long has it been since you thought about your Medicare insurance? We are talking about the supplemental coverage you have through companies like Humana, United Health, or Blue Cross. If you have not done this in the past, now is a good time to start. Soon, your mailbox and TV screen will be filled […]

Do I really need to have a Healthcare Surrogate?

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Do you have a Healthcare Surrogate? If a time comes when you can no longer speak for yourself, your Healthcare Surrogate has the authority to carry out your wishes. Click “What is a healthcare surrogate?” to learn about this important subject.