Tag Archives: Medicare

These are the 5-Star Medicare Advantage Plans for 2021 in Florida


If you are a Medicare patient, you have undoubtedly noticed a recent torrent of ads from Medicare insurance providers. This is an annual event, coinciding with Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period, which runs from October 15 to December 7 of each year. During this period, seniors can easily sign up for a new plan, switch plans […]

Plan now for the 2021 Medicare open enrollment period

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Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period (OEP) runs from October 15 to December 7 of each year. The choices made during that time become effective the following January 1, remaining in effect for the coming year. During the OEP, Medicare patients may make changes that can substantially affect the way they receive and pay for medical care. […]

One More Medicare Minute – Medicare Part D, the “Donut Hole” and Getting Help


During the month of August, we have tried to cover the subject of Medicare in little bite-sized bits. One at a time, we went over the Parts of Medicare, Original Medicare and Advantage Plans (also called “Part C”). Today’s Medicare Minute covers Part D, the prescription drug coverage plans available. At first glance, seniors might […]

A Medicare Minute, “The Parts of Medicare”

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Sometimes it pays to review basic information. This is certainly true when it comes to Medicare; a survey conducted by the Medicare administration revealed that a majority of seniors could not name or describe the four parts of the Medicare system. This is information that every senior should have at hand, especially when signing up […]

A Medicare Minute from OurSeniors.net

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Medicare Part C (Medicare Advantage) vs. Medicare Plan C (a Medigap Option) The Medicare terms “Part C” and “Plan C” sound enough alike to be the source of misunderstanding. If you are uncertain about the meanings of “Part C” and “Plan C,” here is a quick reference: Part C is a Medicare Advantage Plan (MA). […]

A Medicare Minute

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The core purpose of the entire OurSeniors.net Family is to serve the needs of seniors in every way we can. We do this in person at our Brunch and Learn Events and sometimes through our professional office staff. We also devote a great effort to our printed magazine, the OurSeniors.net Magazine. We understand the preference […]

Social Security and Medicare

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No subjects interest seniors more than the twin topics of Social Security and Medicare. Because those matters are so important to our seniors, we like to keep up with them from time to time. In 2019, there are some changes to the Medicare program that may affect you. Here are a few: Medicare premiums and […]

Let’s Look Ahead

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Nothing is more important to seniors than Social Security and Medicare, the two most popular programs run by our government. With that in mind, let’s look ahead to some changes coming to those programs in 2019. For Social Security Benefits, there will be an increase of 2.8% in 2019.  This is the most significant cost-of-living […]

Medicare Will Change in 2019 (For the Better)

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No subject is of greater interest to seniors than the Medicare program.  As Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period for 2019 coverage starts today (October 15 through December 7), there is some good news about changes coming in the new year. As a reminder, if you are already enrolled in Medicare and happy with your coverage, you […]