Medicare Costs

Medicare Costs

Often folks want to know the costs associated with getting Part A and Part B. Usually, Part A costs nothing, but Part B does cost and that depends on your household income.  This chart will help explain the cost associated with Part B. Read More @...
What is Medicare Advantage?

What is Medicare Advantage?

Often folks call me asking about the differences between getting just straight Medicare (Part A and Part B) and getting a Medicare Advantage plan. Often a Medicare Advantage plan, coupled with Part A and B has wonderful “advantages.”  These plans often...
Will Medicare Cover Home Health Care?

Will Medicare Cover Home Health Care?

Folks often ask me if home health care is covered by Medicare. The answer is: It Depends. If you need “skilled” nursing like physical, speech or occupational therapy, then the answer is yes. If you need unskilled labor help like: house keeping, laundry,...
Medicare Vaccine Coverage

Medicare Vaccine Coverage

Often, folks inquire about vaccinations and if they are covered by Medicare. A lot of the vaccinations are, indeed, covered by Medicare but some need to go through your Prescriptions Drug Plan (Part D). If you are unsure if you have Part D or what your current plan...
When do I Sign Up for Medicare?

When do I Sign Up for Medicare?

Folks call me ever day asking the same question:  “When should I sign up for Medicare?”  The answer, “it depends.”  This quick article from Medicare.gov helps to shed some light on the matter. Read More @...