You’ve done everything together. Should signing up for a Medicare plan with your spouse be any different? The short answer? Yes.
Learning about Medicare can be overwhelming. Here are some basic facts to get you started.
What to know about Medicare when you’re 65 and still working.
If you’re not happy with your Medicare plan, you can switch to a different one.
What’s the benefit of actually filling out all those Medicare surveys you receive? Besides helping the service itself, the survey can actually benefit you and your own health!
We’ve all gotten them, but have you filled on out? There are four main Medicare surveys sent out each year. Read about them and why you might consider responding.
Preventive care visits can help find issues early on. Learn what’s covered by your Medicare plan and how often you should go in for check-ups.
New to Medicare? Take advantage of your Welcome to Medicare visit. Learn what to expect and when to schedule it.
Medicare Star Ratings: Let’s break it down.
Keeping your teeth and gums healthy is important – especially as you age. Make sure you find the best dental plan for your post-65 needs.
The bad news is there are such things as Medicare penalties. The good news? You can easily avoid them.
Your Medicare Dictionary: Medicare enrollment to the Donut Hole and everything in between [Flashcards]
Navigating Medicare is a lot easier when you know the language. These ten terms are a must to memorize before and after you enroll.
Your mental health is just as important as your physical health. Learn how Medicare covers mental health care services so you know what’s available to you.
Medicare Advantage plans combine all your Medicare benefits in one plan. Find out how they’re different from Medicare Supplement Insurance.
The differences between Medicare vs. Social Security can get fuzzy. Learn what they have in common and what separates them.
Medicare Cost plans can include Part D and benefits beyond Original Medicare. Find out how they’re different from Medicare Supplement plans.
You may be hearing some buzz about this “Medicare Cost transition.” Here’s a quick summary of what it is and what it means for you.
Find out what you can expect at these local informational meetings and a few surprising things you might get out of them.
Choosing a plan
Choosing a Medicare plan is a big decision for your health. When it comes to finding the right Medicare plan for you, consider talking to your doctor about your health needs.
We’re in a digital age! Get a few insider tips and tricks about how to shop for the right Medicare plan, all on your computer.
You’ve probably looked at a star rating when searching for a top-notch hotel, but what about your health plan? Medicare plans have ratings, too!
There are certain times when you can sign up for Medicare. Learn when you’re eligible to enroll and how to switch plans if you need to.
Take this worksheet with you to help you pick the best Medicare plan for you.
Take your Medicare plan with you, wherever you go. Find the right plan for your travel plans.
I get the question “Is this covered?” all of the time. Get tips to figure out what’s covered by your Medicare plan.
How can you ensure you’ve prepared yourself for your Medicare plan? Take a look at our 7 step checklist and we’ll walk you through it.
Mark your calendars! Here are the dates you need to know for Open Enrollment.
Deciding between Original Medicare and a private Medicare plan? Here are four reasons why a private plan may be a better fit.
You know the term “one-stop shop?” Well, you can think of a combined Medicare medical and prescription drug plan the same way.
Take this quick quiz to find out.
Using your plan
Mount Rushmore on your bucket list? Dreaming of the Eiffel Tower in spring time? Learn how you can take your Medicare plan with you.
If you had the chance to improve your health for free, would you take it? Good news – your chance is here! Medicare covers many preventive services, also called wellness services, designed to help you stay healthy.
Take time to check in on your health, just like you would check in on your car. Read more about why this matters for Preventive Care.
What happens when you get sick, but aren’t in your home state? What clinics and services are covered in your Medicare plan? Review some tips for planning your trip and ways to find a clinic near you.
Avoid surprises next year by taking the time to review your Annual Notice of Changes in the fall.
You never know when you or a loved one might need care at home. Here’s what you need to know about Medicare home health care.
Getting health care online is quick, safe and budget-friendly. Here are five reasons to give it a go.
Keeping track of your health insurance information can be tough. Luckily, you can sign up for an online health insurance account to make life easier.
Not all surprises are good, especially at the pharmacy counter. Get tips for saving money on your medicines this year.
Just like gas stations, pharmacies charge different amounts for the same medicine. Get tips for how to find the best price on your medicines.
Not all vaccines or shots are covered by your Medicare plan. Get to know what’s covered, so you don’t end up with a surprise bill.
Understanding how your prescription drug coverage works will help save you money. I’ll break down drug tiers, formularies and more.
Learn all about Medicare Prescription drug coverage (Part D).
Depending on the kind of medicine you need, it might be hard to avoid the donut hole completely – but there are some things you can do to prepare!
The Medicare donut hole is kind of like…a donut! Medicare Part D includes a hole, or coverage gap
These 7 tips can help you save time, money, and frustration when understanding Medicare prescription drug costs.
Before buying your grandchild a birthday gift from the store, you might check online to see if you can find a better deal. Did you know you can do the same for your prescription medicine?
If you’re 50 or older, don’t put this off – even if you’re healthy. Here’s why.
Do you help a parent or loved one manage their Medicare and doctors’ visits? These top tips for caregivers can help make the process a little easier on everyone involved.