Category Archives: Medicare

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 […]

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, […]

Learn More about Medicare Advantage Plans Specifically Designed for the Needs of Military Veterans

Partial List of Plan Benefits Provided to Veterans: Part B Monthly Premium Rebates (up to $90) Worldwide Emergency Care Rewards for Healthy Living Fitness Membership Routine Vision PPO Dental Many veterans don’t even realize that they can take advantage of both Veterans benefits and Medicare to optimize their healthcare safety net. While you can use […]

When it comes to Medicare plans, you have Choices

Medicare plans

Reaching age 65 is an important turning point, and there is a lot of confusion about healthcare reform, Medicare plans, and additional insurance options, but this is where we can help you. Our team of licensed and experienced insurance agents provide services that are designed to educate and prepare individuals for the Medicare program.   For more than […]

Medicare Advantage Trial Period – Enroll in a Medigap Plan with Guarantee Issue Rights

What are the rules if you initially enroll in a Medicare Advantage Plan and then want to switch to a Medigap plan? Guarantee issue rights – sometimes called “Medigap protections” are rights you have in certain situations when insurance companies are required by law to sell or offer you a Medigap policy even if you […]

California Dental Network – an Affordable Variety of Plans and Benefits

California Dental Network offers stable, competitively priced dental plans to individuals and families across state of California and starting as low as $7.95 per month. Medicare has never covered most routine dental care, so one out of three adults covered by Medicare aren’t receiving the regular dental care they need. Roughly 20 million older Americans […]