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Medicare Health Screenings You Should Consider Yearly

By: Chris Grimmond • On: April 6, 2022

Medicare Wants You To Live A Healthy Life Medicare will be a different health insurance experience than when you were on your employer’s health plan. Many employer health plans try to reduce how often you use the program to keep down costs. In contrast, Medicare understands that more health issues arise in the Medicare age […]

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How to Choose A Medicare Plan: 7 Things to Consider

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When you speak of “Medicare plans,” that is the terminology for a Medicare Advantage plan.  Medicare Supplements or Medigap policies are private insurance that works with Medicare, but Part C/Medicare Advantage (MA) plans are “Medicare plans.”  So, let us consider important factors when reviewing Medicare plans.  How do I choose a Medicare Plan? How do […]

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Honest Pros and Cons of Buying Medicare Insurance

By: Chris Grimmond • On: April 5, 2022

You are eligible for Medicare insurance at age 65 when you have worked at least 40 quarters and paid the FICA (Federal Insurance Contributions Act – U.S payroll tax deducted to fund the Social Security and Medicare programs). Medicare tax is included in the FICA or payroll tax that comes out of your paycheck each pay […]

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Reasons to Pay Attention to Medicare Open Enrollment

By: Chris Grimmond • On: April 2, 2022

Medicare is a federal government program.  Like anything government program, there are lots of rules and regulations.  Medicare Open Enrollment has rules.  Inattentiveness to those rules may result in unwanted penalties and painful costs. What is Medicare Open Enrollment? Open Enrollment Period, now called Annual Election Period (AEP), is from October 15th–December 7th.  You can […]

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Medicare Fraud Is Real

By: Chris Grimmond • On: March 30, 2022

What is Medicare Fraud? The Medicare Fraud definition is knowingly collecting money from the Medicare program when you are not entitled to the reimbursement.  Fraud occurs when someone knowingly deceives Medicare to receive payment when they should not, or they receive a higher payment than they should. The three keys to a definition of Medicare […]

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Ways Medicare Is There for Your Mental Health

By: Chris Grimmond • On: March 24, 2022

Mental Health Among 60+ Older people on Medicare face unique physical and mental health care challenges which need to be recognized.  Over 20% of adults aged 60 and over suffer from a mental or neurological disorder (excluding headache disorders). Mental and neurological disorders among all disabled people over 60 years old are 6.6%. These disorders […]

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What Is IRMAA? Do You Owe It?

By: Chris Grimmond • On: March 13, 2022

IRMAA Tax Definition Many of you may see the letters IRMAA when learning about Medicare.  The government loves acronyms.  IRMAA stands for Income-Related Monthly Adjustment Amounts.  It is based on a person’s modified adjusted gross income (MAGI).  The IRS uses a tiered scale.  Your Medicare Part B and Part D premium will cost more based […]

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How Do You Find the Best Medicare Insurance Agents?

By: Chris Grimmond • On: March 1, 2022

There is no full-proof way to find the best Medicare insurance agent out there. Still, you can separate a lot of wheat from the chaff by asking a few key questions. How Many Medicare Clients Do You Have? I recently had surgery. When I met with the surgeon, I asked how many times she had […]

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Does Medicare Cover Cataract Surgery?

By: Chris Grimmond • On: February 12, 2022

Cataracts Are Common Among Seniors: Does Medicare Cover Cataract Surgery?  Over 24 Million Americans have cataracts–and worse, the risk of cataracts increases each decade of life, starting around age 40. Statistically, as many as 50 percent of Americans over 75 will be diagnosed with cataracts, and by 80, that number has grown as large as […]

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Medicare Advantage: What If I Move?

By: Chris Grimmond • On: February 10, 2022

Why is Medicare Advantage Different When You Move? Medicare Advantage plans have lots of rules.  When you move your permanent residence, those Medicare plan rules take effect.  As it states on the Medicare.gov website,  Medicare Advantage is another way to get your Medicare Part A and Part B coverage. Medicare Advantage Plans, sometimes called “Part […]

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What Our Clients Are Saying About Omaha Insurance Solutions

Dan A.

When I started out I had no idea of what I was doing or how or what I need to best fit my healthcare needs. Christopher Grimmond at Omaha Insurance Solutions provided me a pathway of understanding that took the stress and mystery out of the procedure from start to finish and now into the future with my healthcare needs. I highly recommend anyone and everyone entering the Medicare portal to seek out Omaha Insurance Solutions to ensure that your Medicare needs are being met.
In total Gratitude, Daniel A.

Pamela S.

Chris has been a stellar representative and a great find for an agent. Just by chance came onto him, but his advice and help with signing up has been so important and he made it very easy. I will recommend him to everyone I know who needs help with Medicare decisions. Thanks again, Chris

Tom V.

I was very impressed with the knowledge Chris has of the Medicare system. He explained the different options available to me thoroughly and overall, the process went very well. I would recommend Chris without hesitation to anyone trying to make decisions in regard to Medicare.