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Is Medicare State Specific?

Is Medicare State Specific?

February 15, 2022

If you’re new to the world of Medicare, you probably have a lot of questions. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by your options. United Medicare Advisors is here to give you the answers you need to inform your Medicare decisions. One question we get a lot concerns our client’s location: “Is Medicare state specific?” The…

Traveling with Medicare: Check Your Coverage

January 24, 2022

January 25 is National Plan Your Vacation Day! It’s important for anyone with Medicare to be familiar with their coverage before booking their next trip. There are certain factors that can affect whether or not you’ll have Medicare insurance coverage while away from home, including: What kind of plan you have Where you’re going What…

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Insights Into 2021 Medicare Shopping Trends

January 17, 2022

United Medicare Advisors provides independent advice to help people select the best Medicare insurance for their needs. Years of expertise enable us to match Medicare-eligible individuals with the appropriate coverage for their lifestyle and budget. Once again, Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) for 2021 ended on December 7. Many people are not aware of the…

What's Next for Medicare in 2022

What’s Next for Medicare in 2022

December 15, 2021

Each year, we speak to thousands of people who tell us how confusing and overwhelming Medicare can be. We understand how tricky it is, and you are not alone. To help you make sense of Medicare, United Medicare Advisors has reviewed and analyzed changes to the costs and benefits of Medicare plans to help you…

When is the next time to change Medicare?

When is the next time to change my Medicare plan?

November 3, 2021

When is your next opportunity to change Medicare plans? When is the time to sign up? It all depends on your age, eligibility, plan type, and what time of year it is. Read on for a breakdown of the different enrollment windows to find out the next time you can sign up for Medicare or…

Medicare and You in 2022

October 18, 2021

Wondering how Medicare works for you? Medicare was built to help lower health care costs, and has seen significant upgrades in the decades since its inception in 1965. There are options to fit all health needs and budgets — but that can make it confusing for many people. United Medicare Advisors was built to help…

The only phone number you need during Medicare’s AEP

The only phone number you need during Medicare’s AEP

October 11, 2021

The Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) for Medicare coverage happens every year Oct. 15 through Dec. 7. During this time, you may look at various coverage options to enhance your Medicare coverage. To get unbiased, independent help, call United Medicare Advisors at (855) 665-9200. Medicare alone only covers about 80% of anticipated health care costs —…

Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period

Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period

September 20, 2021

Each fall, Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period rolls around to offer beneficiaries a chance to review and change their coverage before the new year. Around this time, you’ll see an increased amount of communications about different Medicare plans and options in your area. It’s normal to feel overwhelmed, so let’s do a brief introduction to this…

What is Medicare

What is Medicare?

September 13, 2021

Medicare is a federal program that provides health care coverage at a small cost. It can be an overwhelming topic to navigate alone! We’re here to break the basics. What does Medicare cover? Original Medicare coverage is broken into two parts: Part A and Part B. It’s accepted by nearly every doctor and hospital in…

Medicare Supplemental Dental Insurance

Medicare Supplemental Dental Insurance

August 30, 2021

Medicare alone does not cover dental care. Since oral health is vital to your overall well-being, you may want to consider buying supplemental dental insurance to help cover the costs. Dental costs can get out of hand quickly. You don’t want to be stuck paying out-of-pocket, especially if you need a procedure like a root…