Medicare Supplement Plans

 Medicare Supplement Plans A Medicare Supplement insurance plan, also known as Medigap, is an insurance you can buy that helps pay for the out-of-pocket costs Original Medicare doesn’t cover.  There are ten different supplemental plans to choose for coverage.  Plans are referred to by letters.  The three most purchased plans are   Plan F, Plan [...]

By |2023-08-11T17:31:20-05:00August 11th, 2023|General, Medicare, Medicare Supplement, Part A, Part B, Plan G, Uncategorized|

How Do I Apply for Medicare

How Do I Apply For Medicare? You may apply for Medicare online in less than 10 minutes. You simply fill out the online application to enroll in Medicare. Apply for Medicare at   Social Security will review and process your application.  If any additional information is needed, Social Security will contact you. If you aren’t [...]

By |2023-08-09T07:53:21-05:00June 30th, 2023|Uncategorized|

Medicare in Tupelo, Mississippi

Medicare in Tupelo, MS  Medicare plans available to those eligible in Tupelo include Medigap, Medicare Advantage, and Part D prescription drug plans. Enrollment into any of the following plans requires eligibility for Medicare. Depending on your needs, the most comprehensive coverage offered is through a Medigap plan, also referred to as a Medicare Supplement plan.   You first become eligible [...]

By |2023-05-04T08:36:43-05:00April 30th, 2023|Drug Plan, Medicare, Medicare Supplement, Part D, Uncategorized|

New to Medicare: A Brief Overview

Starting Medicare: A Brief Overview A few months prior to your 65th birthday, you will receive a book in the mail entitled Medicare and You Handbook.  This book has information and terms that may be difficult to understand.  In addition to receiving this handbook, you will likely receive several letters from insurance companies targeting you [...]

By |2023-04-29T12:46:11-05:00April 8th, 2023|Uncategorized|

Medicare Commercials!

Medicare Commercials! When you turn your television on to watch your favorite show or catch the news, you more than likely have viewed commercials featuring Joe Namath and J.J. Walker.   These two celebrities can be seen daily advertising products that revolve around Medicare.   Both Namath and Walker are encouraging you to call a toll-free number [...]

By |2023-08-11T12:34:05-05:00March 15th, 2023|Part A, Part B, Uncategorized|

Still Working at Age 65? Do You Need to Sign Up for Medicare?

Working at Age 65 and Medicare You are generally eligible for Medicare at age 65, with an enrollment window leading up to your 65th birthday.  This enrollment opportunity begins three months prior to your birthday month and ends three months afterwards. Signing up for Medicare on time can help you avoid penalties. If you are [...]

By |2023-02-03T06:51:14-06:00January 4th, 2023|Medicare, Medicare Supplement, Uncategorized|

Shingles Vaccination and Medicare

Shingles Vaccine Does Medicare Cover the Shingles Vaccine? Beginning January 2023, Part D plans must include most commercially available vaccines on their formularies. This includes the vaccine for shingles. The only exceptions are flu, pneumonia, hepatitis B, and COVID-19 vaccinations. These vaccines are covered by Medicare Part B.  All Medicare-covered vaccines should be free to you. [...]

By |2023-01-02T21:19:37-06:00January 2nd, 2023|Drug Plan, General, Medicare, Part D, Prescription, Research, Uncategorized|

My Medicare Supplement (Medigap) Rate is Going Up – What Can I Do? 

My Medicare Supplement (Medigap) Rate is Going Up – What Can I Do?  Our clients frequently ask questions regarding Medicare supplement (Medigap) rate. Clients often want to know if their monthly premium will increase.  Unfortunately, the answer is yes.     Premiums will increase over time due to factors such as rising health care costs and inflation. [...]

By |2022-08-02T19:03:06-05:00August 2nd, 2022|Uncategorized|
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