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Medicare Cost Plans are hybrid Medicare plans that share features from Medicare Advantage and Medigap supplemental insurance plans. They’re offered by private insurance companies. Why Are Medicare Cost Plans not Renewing? To meet competition requirements, Medicare Cost Plan contracts were not renewed in areas with more than one Medicare Advantage plan available. What are the options for […]
If you’re enrolled in Medicaid, you may currently be benefitting from a COVID 19-era rule that has allowed millions more people than usual to enroll in Medicaid. (Medicaid is a federal program run by state governments that helps with health care costs for some people with limited income and resources.) This was because, during the […]
How will income-related monthly adjustments (IRMAA) impact Medicare in 2023? An estimated 58.6 million people are enrolled in Medicare in the United States. Some beneficiaries will be affected by IRMAA rules.1 IRMAA may impact Medicare beneficiaries enrolled in: Medicare Part B (outpatient or doctor visit coverage) Medicare Part D (prescription drug coverage) Does your monthly […]
For specific kinds of oral surgery, you may be able to get coverage from both your medical and dental insurance plans. Here?s what you need to know.
You may need approval from your insurance company for some treatments, medications, and medical tests before you can get them. Here?s why.
No matter what state you live in, the Affordable Care Act is available to help you find affordable health insurance coverage. HealthMarkets shows you how.
Stay up-to-date on Healthcare Reform. Below is a summary of recent events to help you stay current on healthcare reform news all in one place. Healthcare Reform News Update for March 7, 2023 Biden outlines plan to protect Medicare through 2050 President Joe Biden recently outlined budget plans to extend Medicare benefits through 2050. He […]
Shopping for healthcare can be time-consuming and feel overwhelming. And one frustrating part can be figuring out what health insurance might cost. There’s no one-size-fits-all answer when it comes to health insurance cost. But there are basic guidelines you can follow to help give you an idea of health insurance costs—and allow you to make […]
As the saying goes, accidents will happen. In fact, 2.6 million U.S. employees had accidental injuries and illnesses at work last year. The result? A lot of people missing work. Perhaps the worst part: Having health insurance might not be enough to cover you if you get seriously injured or sick. Having an accident or […]
You don’t need to be farsighted—or nearsighted, for that matter—to realize that having a vision insurance plan could help you avoid a lot of future healthcare headaches. But you might be surprised to learn that more than half of American adults did not seek out eye care because of lack of awareness and cost, which […]
Wondering about life insurance for grandchildren? You’ve probably heard it’s a way to: Support your grandkids Help pay for college, even after you’re gone Or a way to help your adult children if the unthinkable happens Chances are pretty good you’ve got questions about life insurance for grandchildren. Right? Don’t worry. We’ll answer your questions […]
If you’ve heard anything about Medicare, it’s probably that coverage for most people starts at age 65. What’s less known is that millions of people enroll in Medicare long before they hit retirement age. In fact, 13% of Medicare beneficiaries were under 65 in 2020. Those who qualify are people who have serious health conditions […]
Your 65th birthday is on the horizon, and you know what that means: It’s time to start thinking about Medicare. Signing up for Medicare can seem like a daunting task, but it’s a lot more manageable — simple, even — once you get organized. And don’t worry, you’ll have a plan together in no time. […]