Learn how Medicaid and Medicare work together to help pay for health care and drug costs.
Amy Schultz brings more than 15 years of Medicare expertise to the HealthPartners Medicare blog. She is a Senior Medicare Programs Manager for HealthPartners, leading a team responsible for product management and oversight of the company’s contract with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Amy is an avid runner and enjoys being active with her busy family of four. Her green thumb recently inspired her to lead a community garden where the food is donated to elderly neighborhood residents.
Learn about the coverage, network and managed care in HMO, HMO-POS and PPO plans
What exactly is a health insurance network, and why does my health plan want me to use theirs? Find out what the benefits are to using a health insurance network.
Medicare Cost plans can include Part D and benefits beyond Original Medicare. Find out how they’re different from Medicare Supplement plans.
The differences between Medicare and Social Security can get fuzzy. Learn what they have in common and what separates them.
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.
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.
Yes, there are special Medicare Advantage plans just for snowbirds! Make sure you’re covered before you take off.
Medicare Star Ratings: Let’s break it down.
Avoid surprises next year by taking the time to review your Annual Notice of Changes in the fall.