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Medicare Part D: Prescription Drug Savings

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One of the biggest concerns that customers have when negotiating their health insurance options is the cost of prescription drugs. They are constantly trying to learn about prescription drug savings so that their medication is less of a financial burden on their lives. It’s no surprise that people want to…

How are Medigap Premiums calculated? 7 Quick Facts

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While Medicare Advantage prices do not tend to vary from person to person, there can be significant variation in the monthly premiums for Medicare Supplement plans. Read on to understand some of the factors that can impact the price you’ll pay for a Medicare Supplement plan. 1. Your age Age…

Medigap Underwriting Basics: Discussion Guide

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You are a Medicare recipient and are outside of your Medigap Open Enrollment Period (the first six months of being 65 AND having Part B of Medicare), and you either have no additional policy, a Medicare Advantage program, or a Medicare Supplement plan. You want to change your plan or…

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Benefits of working with a UMA agent

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With so many Medigap plans to consider and countless Medicare Supplement Insurance companies to compare, choosing the right coverage can be difficult. Fortunately, finding and purchasing a Medigap plan is easier with the help of a Medicare Supplement Insurance agent. Here are five reasons to consider working with one. 1.…

5 reasons Medicare Plan F is popular among baby boomers

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When it comes to Medicare Supplement Insurance coverage, one plan option is considered the most popular. In fact, two-thirds of Medicare enrollees who purchase a Medigap plan opt for Plan F. Discover the benefits of Medigap Plan F and why this policy is so popular among baby boomers. 1. Medicare…

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Medicare Supplement Plans Comparison Chart

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Medicare Supplement (Medigap) comparison charts provide a convenient way to compare the benefits these health care plans provide. However, many Americans don’t know how to use them correctly. This step-by-step guide will help you compare Medicare Supplement plans correctly and find the best plan for your needs. Understand the Layout…

Will Medicare Cover My Dental, Vision, and Hearing Needs?

Dental, Vision, and Hearing insurance options

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As people enroll in Medicare, many forget to make note of its limits. While Medicare Part A covers emergency room situations, it’s a different story when it comes to covering vision and dental procedures. It is important to understand your options and what everything covers, so you’re prepared when your…

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5 Conditions Medicare Covers

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Medicare makes medical goods and services more affordable for eligible Americans. However, there are well-known gaps in the coverage. This can lead many Americans to mistakenly believe their own medical conditions won’t be covered. Here are some health conditions covered by Medicare that may surprise you. Don’t worry if you…

Seven questions to ask before Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period

5 things to know about the Medicare Initial Enrollment Period

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Medicare’s Initial Enrollment Period (IEP) is an essential part of starting your Medicare coverage. Whether you plan to retire at 65 or not, it’s important to know about IEP to set yourself up for success in the future. Here’s what you should know: IEP is your time to enroll in…

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Understanding IRA minimum withdrawal rules

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Did you know: Once you turn 70 ½, you are required to make your first minimum withdraw from your traditional IRA. Even if you don’t need your savings for living expenses, you are still required by law to start taking out required minimum distributions (RMDs) by the following April 1…

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