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According to recent figures, about 30 percent of Medicare beneficiaries enhance their benefits with a Medicare Advantage plan. At the same time, about one in for beneficiaries choose a Medicare supplement. Almost everybody on Medicare enhances their benefits with some other insurance, but some people are also entitled to get help with a job-related health… Read More


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Even though these definitions are not 100 percent correct, it is fair to say that most people define Medicare Part A as hospital insurance and Part B as medical insurance. This outlines some of the basic charges for these Medicare health benefits: Most Americans qualify for free Part A based upon their own or a… Read More


Medicare helps millions of American seniors and disabled people pay medical bills, but there are gaps in the program that still leave beneficiaries vulnerable. Examples are copays, deductibles and things that Medicare doesn’t cover at all. Some Medicare recipients buy supplements, sometimes called Medigap plans, in order to protect themselves against these gaps in health… Read More


For many Americans, finally making it to Medicare age is somewhat of a right of passage. Why not? Working Americans have paid into this system most of their lives, and now it is time to reap the benefits. Just to ensure that you are familiar with the enrollment process for Part A and Part B,… Read More


General Election Period – Medicare Gals http://youtu.be/A9qFVSiSXUI Mary: Hi, I’m Mary Sondra: And I’m Sondra Both: And we’re the gals that keep You in the know Mary: If you have recently turned 65, don’t have any health insurance coverage AND chose not to enroll in Medicare now that you are eligible today’s episode is for… Read More


Medicare and Obamacare 2015 – Medicare Gals http://youtu.be/eBSu4YA-Hk4 Mary: We are here today to speak about the Affordable Care Act and how it relates to Medicare. As you may know, we are all now required to have at least minimal health insurance coverage. Medicare may or may not meet this requirement. Sondra: The Affordable Care… Read More