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Medicare Travel Tips

By: Chris Grimmond • On: June 19, 2017

We’ve all experienced that less than happy holiday vacation spent ill. What’s worse is getting sick abroad and worrying about Medicare insurance coverage. If you’re planning a winter getaway, check out and share our healthy Medicare travel tips to ensure your vacation goes off without a hitch. Prevention Whether you’re going foreign or domestic, Medicare […]

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Backup Medicare Advantage

By: Chris Grimmond • On: May 29, 2017

Medicare Advantage Growing Medicare Advantage or Medicare Part C is an alternative to traditional or original Medicare.  While the majority of Medicare beneficiaries are still on original Medicare, Medicare Advantage has grown to 31% of all Medicare beneficiaries, which is triple the number from only twelve years ago.  In Nebraska the number of Medicare beneficiaries in a […]

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Medicare Eligibility

By: Chris Grimmond • On: May 21, 2017

One of the most common questions we receive is: “Am I eligible for Medicare?” Well, there’s no black and white answer to Medicare eligibility. Your Medicare eligibility may depend on several different situations. Luckily, we make Medicare easy—this post will show you how and when to apply for Medicare based on your unique situation. Medicare Eligibility You become […]

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Medicare Changes Part D

By: Chris Grimmond • On: February 27, 2017

Medicare usually makes some changes every year.  Medicare changes Part D without exception.  Medicare and the insurance companies make adjustments based upon drug costs and contracts with pharmaceutical companies.  Medicare is also gradually eliminating the dreaded gap in Part D coverage, better known as the “Donut Hole.” Medicare Changes Part D Deductible The change that […]

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Medicare Changes Part B Deductible

By: Chris Grimmond • On: February 13, 2017

Medicare Changes Part B Deductible Medicare changes came out in December.  The Medicare changes Part B deductible was an increase.  The Medicare Part B deductible for 2016 was $166.  The 2017 Part B deductible is $183.  While the $17 increase is small in dollar terms, it was a 10% increase.  That’s big!  Part B Deductible What […]

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Medicare Changes Part A Deductible

By: Chris Grimmond • On: February 6, 2017

Medicare Changes Part A Deductible Medicare changes for 2017 came out in December.  One of the changes was for Medicare Part A.  Part A is the hospital side of Medicare.  It does not cost anything because you paid the Medicare Part A premium during your working years.  It was part of your payroll taxes.  The […]

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Medicare Changes

By: Chris Grimmond • On: January 13, 2017

Medicare Part B Medicare changes almost every year.  Medicare changes for 2017 are significant.  The Medicare Part B monthly premium is the change that hits people first.  For Medicare beneficiaries who were on Medicare before 2016, the increase will be from $104.90 to $109 per month.  For those who began Medicare Part B in 2016, the premium will […]

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What is Medicare?

By: Chris Grimmond • On: August 22, 2016

What is Medicare?  A basic question.  Or rather, why should anyone care about Medicare?   The reason people should care is that most bankruptcies are medical bankruptcies.  In other words, if you wish to protect your retirement nest egg from bill collectors, Medicare is important to know about.  There are few things that are more disturbing than a pile […]

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Aetna Exits ACA Not Medicare

By: Chris Grimmond • On: August 18, 2016

A number of distressed clients called me because they saw announcements on the news that Aetna and United Healthcare (UHC) were pulling out of individual states and would not be offering health insurance any more.  It is true that Aetna and UHC are pulling out of some healthcare plans, but Aetna exits ACA NOT Medicare. […]

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More Than Medicare Supplement Plans

By: Chris Grimmond • On: August 17, 2016

More Than Medicare Supplement Plans I help people sign up for Medicare Part A and Medicare Part B.  We go to Medicare.gov and run their medications.  I check to make sure their doctors and hospitals are in network for the Medicare Advantage plans.  I explain their Medicare eligibility and show All the Medicare supplement plans, […]

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What Our Clients Are Saying About Omaha Insurance Solutions

Cheryl A.

After I acknowledged that I was nearing Medicare age, I realized I knew nothing about it so I reached out to two very informed friends. They both recommended Chris Grimmond. They praised his knowledge and helpfulness so I gave him a call. After meeting with Chris, I was 100% convinced that we would be working together. He answered all my questions and helped me understand the Medicare system. I feel confident I made the right decision to work with Chris and his team at Omaha Insurance Solutions.

Steve S.

When it came time for me to enroll in Medicare, I had no idea what the process was or what types of coverage to expect. Christopher at Omaha Insurance Solutions took care of all of those questions and alleviated any anxiety with the process. His patience is outstanding and is outdone only by his knowledge of the products he represents. His services cost nothing, and he advocated for the best plan to fit my specific needs. I highly recommend Omaha Insurance Solutions when looking for answers to Medicare questions.

Paul K

The Medicare decision process was overwhelming for me. Chris and Angi did an exceptional job of laying out pros and cons for each option and patiently listened to my concerns and answered my questions. I never felt pressured to make a decision or steered in a direction that I was not 100% comfortable with. I trust Chris and would not hesitate to recommend Omaha Insurance Solutions to my family and friends.