Has the Media Confused You About Medicare? Get Educated Here!

Robert Remin - Has the Media Confused You About Medicare? Get Educated Here!Recently one of my clients sent me an article that they saw on MSN. It’s a great article with lots of very pertinent information about people who are going on Medicare.

Unfortunately, though, the MSN article failed to bring up some very important points. Since it was a nationally-based article, it didn’t highlight specific states such as New York, Connecticut and New Jersey, as being guaranteed-issued states.  Continue reading

Do You Understand Medicare Advantage, Medigap, and Supplement Plans? (Part 2)

Do You Understand Medicare Advantage, Medigap, and Supplement Plans? (Part 2) by Robert ReminWhat you hear and see is not always what you get. Last week, two friends and I were discussing their Medicare coverage. Friend one told me she never pays anything when she goes to the doctor or hospital. Friend two said he pays all the time when he visits the doctor or hospital.

Which one has the most cost effective plan?

Most people automatically think it’s friend one. Actually, the answer depends on proper analysis of all your medical factors by a qualified professional independent agent.

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More Medicare Guidance: Deciphering Part D-Prescription Drugs (Part 3)

More Medicare Guidance: Deciphering Part D-Prescription Drugs (Part 3) by Robert ReminHow do you get Part D?

If you are or about to be in the Medicare eligible market and will not continue receiving your health insurance from your job, you will need a Medicare Part D, also known as a Prescription Drug Plan.

As mentioned in my previous article, if you choose a Supplement or Medigap policy you will have to decide on the appropriate Part D plan. These plans have an additional monthly premium ranging from the low teens to about $100.00, depending on the carrier. More than likely, you will also have monthly drug costs depending on your coverage and health.

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