Medicare Benefits

Medicare Benefits

What to Look for This AEP The Medicare fall open enrollment period, also called the annual election period (AEP) starts on October 15 and ends on December 7. During this time, current Medicare enrollees can review their plan selection and decide whether or not to...
Getting Ready for Medicare AEP

Getting Ready for Medicare AEP

What to Do Now Are you sure you’re in the right Medicare plan for your needs? Every year, Medicare beneficiaries can make changes to their enrollment for the following year during the fall open enrollment period, also known as the annual election period. This is an...
Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Update

How Medicare Covers Testing Older individuals have a higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19. If you think you might have the novel coronavirus, you should contact your health care provider to see if you should be tested. Here’s how Medicare will cover the test....
Beat the Senior Blues

Beat the Senior Blues

Easy Ways to Hack Your Social Schedule Do you ever feel lonely? Isolation can threaten both your physical and mental health. According to the National Institute on Aging, people often become more vulnerable to social isolation as they age. Loneliness can increase your...
Medicare Special Needs Programs

Medicare Special Needs Programs

How to Make Them Work for You Medicare enrollees have access to Special Needs Plans (SNPs) designed for a variety of special situations. If you have a chronic condition, need institutional care or qualify for both Medicare and Medicaid, you may be able to enroll in an...