medicare donut hole

2019 Medicare Donut Hole: Everything You Need to Know

Medicare, News January 14, 2019 0

2019 Medicare Donut Hole: Everything You Need to Know According to the Henry J Kaiser Family Foundation, 43 million Medicare beneficiaries are enrolled in a Part D plan. This accounts for 72% of Medicare beneficiaries nationwide! When Medicare Part D started in 2006, beneficiaries were required to pay 100% of the costs for brand name […]

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drug price transparency

Medicare and Drug Price Transparency

Medicare November 19, 2018 0

Medicare and Drug Price Transparency The Henry J Kaiser Family Foundation estimates that $1 out of every $6 in Medicare spending is for prescription drugs. These medications play an important role in the health of 59 million beneficiaries. Drug price transparency is important to beneficiaries and agents alike. Beneficiaries can be more informed, and with […]

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2019 medicare changes

2019 Medicare Changes: Premiums and Deductibles

Medicare November 12, 2018 0

2019 Medicare Changes: Premiums and Deductibles In September and October, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the 2019 Medicare premiums and deductibles for Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage plans. Understanding the 2019 Medicare changes is important to provide your beneficiaries with the best coverage for their needs and budget. Medicare Part A […]

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What do beneficiaries value in Medicare Advantage plans?

What Beneficiaries Value in Medicare Advantage Plans

Medicare October 22, 2018 0

What Beneficiaries Value in Medicare Advantage Plans Medicare Advantage plans have continued to rise in popularity. According to the Henry J Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) enrollment in Medicare Advantage plans has increased by 71% since 2010. There is a clear demand for Medicare Advantage plans, which is great news for agents like you! No matter […]

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Learn about Medicare History and Milestones!

Medicare History and Milestones

Medicaid, Medicare October 15, 2018 0

Medicare History and Milestones The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services estimate that before Medicare, about ½ of people aged 65+ did not have hospital insurance. Plus, it is estimated that 1 of 4 older individuals would go without medical care entirely due to budget restrictions. Medicare history and milestones have changed the way beneficiaries […]

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