The 3 Questions To Ask Your Medicare Insurance Agent

By: Chris Grimmond • On: September 17, 2021

So, What Questions Should You Ask Your Medicare Insurance Agent? What Is Medicare Advantage? Sometimes there is confusion about Medicare Part C or Medicare Advantage insurance plans in Omaha, Nebraska. I have heard doctors’ offices call it “Medicare replacement plans” or “it is not Medicare.” So when asking what questions to ask your Medicare insurance […]

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3 Questions About Medicare Supplement Underwriting in Omaha

By: Chris Grimmond • On: September 16, 2021

#1. Can You Change Your Medicare Supplement Without Underwriting in Omaha? Outside of your Open Enrollment or Guaranteed Issue (GI) situation, you must go through Medicare Supplement underwriting in Omaha. This means all of Nebraska and Iowa as well. I had an incredible case a couple of years ago. Several financial advisors refer their clients […]

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What 3 Important Questions Should a Good Medicare Insurance Agent Ask?

By: Chris Grimmond • On: September 10, 2021

#1. A Good Medicare Insurance Agent Should Ask “What Kind of Prescription Medications You Are Taking?” After almost a decade of being a Medicare insurance agent, I still get nervous when prospective clients push their list of medications across the conference table. When I look at the list, I either tense up or breathe a […]

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Medicare 2021 Changes to Know About

By: Chris Grimmond • On: March 5, 2021

Every year there are changes to Medicare.  The changes are usually not as drastic as the television commercials would lead you to believe.  The purpose of the advertisements is to stimulate fear, uncertainty, and greed.  They hit it hard to motivate you to call the 800-number.  They will claim to offer a free objective evaluation.  […]

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Does Medicare Advantage Pay For Home Health Care?

By: Chris Grimmond • On: June 30, 2020

Medicare Advantage and Home Health Care All Medicare Advantage (MA) plans must provide at least the same level of coverage for home health care as does Original Medicare, so Medicare Advantage pays for home health care.  However, an MA plan may have different rules, costs, and restrictions on services.  For example, depending on a person’s […]

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How Long Does Medicare Pay For Home Health Care?

By: Chris Grimmond • On: June 9, 2020

Home health care is like it sounds. It is the care that takes place in the home.  Home health care consists of a wide range of services, like physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and nursing care.  But, how long does Medicare pay for home health care? The purpose of home health care is short term […]

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Does Medicare Cover Home Health Care?

By: Chris Grimmond • On: June 2, 2020

Medicare covers Home Health Care, but the Medicare beneficiary must meet particular criteria, maintain a status of medical need, and follow Medicare regulations and processes to enjoy the benefits. Eligibility For Medicare Home Health Care Benefits A physician must certify that skilled care is needed and must prescribe the plan of care. A participating Medicare-approved […]

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What Is Home Health Care?

By: Chris Grimmond • On: May 12, 2020

We know what hospitals are. We all have been to a doctor’s office. Many have experienced a relative in a nursing home, but what is home health care? Home health care is like it sounds. It is the care that takes place in the home.  It consists of a wide range of services, like physical […]

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Medicare Coverage of Skilled Nursing Facility Stays

By: Chris Grimmond • On: May 3, 2020

Jimmo vs. Sebelius On Skilled Nursing Skilled Nursing Care is amazingly complex. Because the Medicare coverage of Skilled Nursing Facility stays is so confusing, patients sued.  The case went all the way to the Federal Courts. Jimmo vs. Sebelius, a class-action lawsuit, challenged the Center For Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) interpretation of the “improvement […]

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Skilled Nursing Facility Medicare Covered

By: Chris Grimmond • On: May 2, 2020

Medicare Coverage For Skilled Nursing Facilities Skilled Nursing Facilities—or better known in the jargon of Medicare as SNF—is the cause of much consternation among people on Medicare.  The reason for the distress and stress is because Medicare beneficiaries are sometimes denied coverage.  This both confuses and angers Medicare beneficiaries because there doesn’t seem to be […]

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