Retirees eager to travel should check their Medicare coverage before hitting the road

With COVID Travel Restrictions easing up around the world in the coming weeks, the eager to travel senior population should check their Medicare coverage before hitting the road For COVID-vaccinated individuals in the 65-and-over crowd, hitting the road (or sky) may become more alluring than it’s been in a very long time. Be sure to […]

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Dr. David Flamenco’s passion for dentistry began at the young age of 13 years old working in his father’s dental laboratory. Since then he has continued to advance in his knowledge of cosmetic dentistry. Helix Dental incorporates the latest and most advanced digital dental technology into its practice. A family style work ethic is what […]

Why Medicare.gov Could Never Replace the Licensed Medicare Agent

In October 2019, Medicare redesigned their online Plan Finder tool claiming it was easier than ever to compare coverage options, shop for plans and help consumers feel more confident in their plan choices. They also enlarged the “Enroll” button so browsers wouldn’t have any problem navigating the site and promptly enrolling in a plan that […]

Your Top Excuses for Not Using your Fitness Membership Make Yourself Stronger Than Your Excuses!

January 1, 2020: “This year is going to be my year” you said to yourself. You recently signed up for a new fitness membership or better yet, you enrolled in a Medicare health plan that offers this benefit and costs you $0, so you told yourself that in 2020 you are going to lose those […]

2020 Higher Limits for Health FSAs; HSAs; 401Ks; COLA

On November 6, 2019 the Internal Revenue Service announced that the inflation-adjusted contribution limit for medical flexible spending accounts, including limited purpose (FSAs), will go up by $50 to $2750 for plans starting on or after January 1, 2020. The contribution limit for dependent care FSAs (DCA) will remain the same for 2020, with an […]

Battling the Rising Costs of the Medicare Part D Drug Program and 4-Strategies to Save Money

Medicare coverage for your health care needs is a magnificent program, yet medication costs can still be staggering for seniors who need prescription drugs that either aren’t covered by their Medicare Part D plan or are still prohibitively expensive despite their coverage. In this blog, I am going to share ideas on the various ways […]

2020 Medicare Parts A & B Premiums and Deductibles

2020 Medicare Parts A & B Premiums and Deductibles On November 8, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2020 premiums, deductibles, and coinsurance amounts for the Medicare Part A and Part B programs. Medicare Part B Premiums/Deductibles Medicare Part B covers physician services, outpatient hospital services, certain home health services, […]