Medicare Part D

Lower Prescription Drug Prices Is What America Wants?

Will Medicare step in and help lower prescription drug prices? Everyone wants to know if Medicare agrees with Americans and is going to lower prescription drug prices. 92% of Americans want this to happen Most Medicare Part D enrollees experience sticker shock at one time or another when they go to pick up a new …

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Medicare Catastrophic Drug Coverage: The final phase

So-called catastrophic coverage (sounds like doomsday but it’s actually a good thing!) begins once you’ve made it through the coverage gap called the donut hole. In 2018, you will exit the donut hole once you have reached $5,000 in out-of-pocket costs. (See last week’s blog for more details.) Catastrophic coverage is Phase 4, the final …

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When the Medicare Donut Hole Takes a Bite Out of You.

If you spent more than $3,700 on covered drugs in 2017, you know all about the donut hole. It’s the dreaded coverage gap when your initial coverage ends and you enter Phase 3 of your Part D plan. In 2018, the out-of-pocket amount increases slightly to $3,750. If you land in the donut hole, your …

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Medicare Open Enrollment

The End of Medicare Open Enrollment is near! Make your changes now.

Procrastination is not covered by Medicare! If you have waited until now to take advantage of Medicare Open Enrollment – that grace period when you can change a program – then you only have a few days left. December 7 at midnight is the last hurrah. If you want to make a change, do it …

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The Medicare Alphabet: What you get with Part D

You thought Part B was complicated? Well, “you ain’t seen nothin’ yet.” Part D is where things start to get really byzantine. Part D is insurance for outpatient prescription drugs. In other words, you take them yourself, you are not given them in the hospital or in a doctor’s office. Part D was added in …

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How to Choose a Medicare Drug Plan

Important Points to Know about Obtaining a Medicare Drug Plan When enrolling for Medicare you can get coverage for prescription drugs. Medicare drug coverage is available through private insurance companies approved by Medicare. There are different ways to obtain the coverage with associated costs that vary depending on other coverage used with this plan. It …

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Medicare Part D

Medicare Part D. Complete Medicare Resource Center here: http://medicareonvideo.com/                941-505-7911 Best Medicare Supplement Plan: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WGqCGQNF5mw Medicare Plan F – Just Say NO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0OE29IMXbNU Important Points to Know about Obtaining Medicare Drug Coverage When enrolling for Medicare you can get coverage for prescription drugs.  Medicare drug coverage is available …

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What Medicare Covers

What does Medicare cover? Complete Medicare Resource Center here: Home A Rundown of What Medicare Covers and Understanding Plan Options If you are interested in enrolling for healthcare coverage throughout the federal government program Medicare, you likely have questions about what costs are covered.  This insurance option provides a wide range of coverage for health …

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What is Medicare Supplement Insurance?

What is Medicare Supplement Insurance? Complete Medicare Resource Center here: Home Understanding Medicare Supplement Insurance and How It Works with Medicare Coverage Medicare supplement insurance can help pay coinsurance, deductibles and copayments not covered by Medicare. This form of coverage is available through different policies ranging from letter A through N.  Also known as Medigap …

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Medicare Overview

Medicare overview. Complete Medicare Resource Center here: Home A Basic Medicare Overview with 6 Points You Need to Know Most Americans who work and contribute taxes through payroll can sign up for Medicare when they are of age or meet specific qualifications.  People can enroll prior to their 65th birthday or during a specified enrollment …

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