There are only certain times when you can enroll/dis enroll or change a Medicare Advantage plan. Note that Medicare Advantage plans are sometimes called Medicare Part C or an MAPD plan. There is a general period when someone turns 65 in which they can enroll. This time frame is 3 months before the month they [...]
Medigap Insurance plans in Connecticut (Also called Medicare Supplement) confuse many people but it is actually very simple to understand once you understand the key points. This post is intended to provide a general overview of “Medigap” to help consumers make an educated decision when choosing one. We will start with the basics of the [...]
If you are already enrolled in original Medicare or will be enrolling soon, you have a decision to make about your secondary coverage. Many people find choosing a Medicare plan to be a daunting task but it really does not need to be complicated. With a basic understanding of the options, you will be able to [...]
We always get a lot of questions on Medicare Part D. Here are some commons questions that we hear and additonal information on part D. If you have other questions, please email Ed Crowe at Edward@Croweandassociates.com
1. Popular Summer Medicare Part D Coverage Questions
2. More on your Medicare Part D Coverage and the 2012 Donut Hole
3. Average [...]
I get a lot of questions about the various Medicare penalties and how much they cost. I will summarize them here and then provide a link to a site which provides the specific detail. Here is the overview.
Everyone who qualifies for Medicare does not need to pay for Part A of Medicare. Some people do [...]
Crowe & Associates will holding a number of seminars for Untied Health Care Medicare Advantage plans and AARP branded Medicare supplement plans. The meetings will run from 10:30 am to 12:00 and will provide a review of the Medicare offerings by United Healthcare for 2013. The review will include basic information on Medicare A and B and, reviews [...]
Medicare A and B provides coverage for most medical services. Many seniors purchase a Medicare Advantage plan or a Medicare Supplement to pick up the costs not covered by A and B. Medicare A and B does not provide coverage for Dental, Vision and Hearing. In the past, many Medicare Advantage plans would also provide [...]
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 [...]