Medicare Supplement Plans can offer you excellent health coverage, but we see many people make costly mistakes when it comes to choosing their Medigap Plan. Today I’m talking about some of the top mistakes people make when shopping for Medicare Supplement insurance, and how to avoid them. The first mistake people make when buying a … Read more

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What is the Best Medicare Supplement Insurance company? Mutual of Omaha is definitely a popular contender in the market – Mutual of Omaha has offered Medicare Supplement Insurance for many years. This company was formed back in 1909 and they were one of the very first carriers to offer Medigap Plans after Medicare was signed into … Read more

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Medicare Supplement Insurance Plans offer excellent medical coverage. But, chances are if you’ve had your plan for a few years your rates have gone and you may not be aware that lower rates are available.  Medicare Supplement Plans are standardized plans that supplement your original Medicare benefits. These plans are offered by many different insurance … Read more

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It’s no secret that prescription drug costs are on the rise, to say the least. Many folks who are getting onto Medicare for the first time find that the overall health coverage they experience as a Medicare beneficiary is often more robust and less expensive than the health insurance coverage they had prior. But often times people are … Read more

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This past weekend I made a quick video to answer a very common question I receive from folks who are going onto Medicare for the first time. (This video includes a cameo from Vivian, my curly haired four year old who decided she needed to spend most of the afternoon on my lap, no matter what … Read more

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Over 300,000 retired Independent School District employees in Texas will be impacted by the upcoming changes to TRS – the Teachers Retirement System of Texas. The Texas Teachers Retirement System health plan changes have been announced for January 1, 2018 and they are not impressive.  Both the over and under age 65 plans are more expensive, have fewer … Read more

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When speaking with my clients, I often get asked the question, “What about dental?”. Most Medicare beneficiaries understand that original Medicare does NOT cover things like routine cleanings, exams, X-rays, extractions, dentures, root canals…things that can potentially have large out of pocket costs. These kinds of unexpected costs can be really burdensome for those on a … Read more

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A question that comes up repeatedly with my clients is about certain services that Medicare does NOT cover.  Most of us are aware that Medicare won’t cover some services like acupuncture, or cosmetic surgery. Here are some other things that Medicare Parts A and B do not cover: – Refraction Eye Exam:  The refraction test, also called a … Read more

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