Most people are eligible for Medicare when they turn age 65. Being eligible for Medicare means you will be able to get Medicare Part A and B. If you are already receiving your social security payments, you will be signed up for Medicare A and B automatically. If you are not electing your Social Security [...]
This post is for a review of the United Healthcare Medicare Complete and the AARP Medicare Complete plans for 2013. If you want 2012 information CLICK HERE
United Healthcare will be making some minor changes for the better to the 2013 Medicare Complete plan line which includes United Healthcare Medicare Complete and AARP Medicare Complete products. [...]
There are a limited number of Medicare Advantage plans available in Connecticut for 2012. The list includes plans from Connecticare, AARP/United, Aetna, Anthem BlueCross BlueShield and Wellcare. Our agency has clients with all companies and plan types in Connecticut and we are happy to share the good and bad of them with you.
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People that are about to turn 65 or are newly eligible for Medicare have choices about how they want to cover the gaps in Medicare. They can go with a Medicare Supplement plan, an Advantage plan, a part D plan or just Medicare A and B. This guide provides the basics on [...]
If you are turning 65 or have recently become Medicare eligible, you have choices to make. Medicare and your choice of coverage does not need to be complicated. The link below contains a quick guide which will provide the basics of Medicare and explain the choices to make.
The guide is a [...]
One of the biggest points of confusion for seniors seems to be making a decision between a Medicare Advantage Plan and Medicare Supplement Plan. I receive phone calls on a daily basis from people either turning 65, moving from an employer plan to Medicare or just trying to decide what to do for the Medicare [...]
This article relates to 2011 AARP branded Medicare Products. Click this link for information about 2012 Medicare Products.
United Healthcare has made some minor changes to their current suite of AARP branded Medicare Complete plans for 2011. They have also added new plans in some counties in order to better accommodate potential Healthnet members who will [...]
Insurance Companies are starting to roll out the plan changes for 2010 and the trend is disturbing. Much like group and individual health insurance, Medicare Advantage plans are seeing increasing trends. The difference is that the Medicare Advantage companies are increasing rates and lowering benefits at the same time.
Why veterans should use $0 premium plans
There are a large number of Medicare eligible veterans who rely on VA facilities for their medical care and Rx coverage. Although it is not possible to put all those using VA benefits in the same category, I have found a general trend working with veterans in Connecticut. Most [...]
Evercare plan for People with Medicare and Medicaid
Evercare (United HealthCare) is the only Medicare/Medicaid “Dual Eligible” plan available in the Connecticut market today. WellCare was offering a dual eligible plan but it is currently not being sold due to CMS restrictions.
The Evercare plan offers some benefits to Dual Eligible people that they would not have [...]