Category: Medicare and Medicare Advantage

  • Medicare isn’t enough…and people are starting to catch on

    If you are here, its because you already figured it out! Medicare is simply not enough coverage for the average (or even super healthy) person. Medicare Advantage provides the coverage you deserve. In fact, Medicare Advantage enrollment has doubled in the past decade. Here’s why: The secret that traditional Medicare and supplemental Medicare plans don’t […]

  • Medicare A, B, C and D: An overview (2022 Update)

    Medicare A, B, C and D: An overview (2022 Update)

    Medicare A, B, C and D are all important when learning about Medicare. Make sure to read this article to learn how to save money and make the right choice.

  • Regence Medicare Advantage plans in 2021

    Regence is a health insurance company offering products to those who live in Oregon, Idaho, and Washington. They offer Medicare Advantage for those who are over 65 and have some great benefits. Today I will provide a comprehensive review of Regence Medicare Advantage.  Regence Medicare Advantage overview Types of Medicare Advantage plans offered by Regence […]

  • Does Medicare cover the shingles vaccine ? (2022 Update)

    The shingles vaccine, called Shingrix, is a widely available vaccine to protect against shingles and postherpetic neuralgia. Adult over the age of 50 are recommended to get both doses of Shingrix to prevent occurence of disease. Medicare recipients fall into this category and should absolutely get the vaccine. If you have Medicare, you may be […]

  • What are the Medicare income limits? (2022 update)

    What are the Medicare income limits? (2022 update)

    Medicare Part B costs are adjusted for your yearly income, based on the two years prior. For example in 2022, your Medicare costs will be based off of your 2020 tax return. Medicare income limits applied to these numbers can drastically change your monthly costs. Each year, Medicare tends to raise their prices to keep up […]

  • GoodRx Gold in 2022: Is it worth it?

    If you have prescription drugs, chances are that you have heard of GoodRx. GoodRx is a card that provides discounts on some prescription drugs at certain pharmacies. GoodRx Gold is a step-up from GoodRx and can provide great benefits. Pharmacies partner with GoodRx similarly to a coupon program. The pharmacies offer discounted prices if you […]

  • Is Highmark Community Blue PPO Medicare Advantage good?

    Is Highmark Community Blue PPO Medicare Advantage good?

    Highmark Community Blue PPO insurance is a Medicare Advantage plan offered to folks in Pennsylvania. This plan is very popular, but is it good health insurance? Let’s review some of its features and compare it to other plans. Topics covered in this post: Definition of “PPO” with Highmark Community Blue What is the cost of […]

  • 80/20 Coinsurance: What does it mean?

    Coinsurance is a great topic for us to discuss here because it truly is confusing. Every insurance plan has some form of coinsurance, meaning this term will impact your wallet whether you like it or now. 80/20 is one of the most common forms of coinsurance and will apply to most people across the country. […]

  • High Deductible Medicare Supplement Plans (2022 Update)

    If you are new to Medigap, AKA supplemental Medicare, you may not know that a few of the plans offer high-deductible plans. These plans are my favorite type of Medigap plans. I’ll explain why after we answer a few of the basics.  Here’s what we will cover in this guide: What is supplemental Medicare aka […]

  • Is Mutual of Omaha Medicare Supplement good? (2022 Answer)

    Mutual of Omaha offers Medicare supplemental health insurance, also known as Medigap. In this post I will cover what these plans offer, what they cost, and whether or not I think Mutual of Omaha offers a good product. Specifically, I will review Mutual of Omaha Supplemental Medicare Plan F, Plan G, and Plan N. Here […]