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The Medicare Part C Advantage

By: Chris Grimmond • On: June 9, 2018

The Medicare Part C advantage comes in five ways.  The Medicare Part C advantages are in relation, or even opposition, to Original Medicare.  These are the advantages of Medicare Part C, though they will vary from plan and location. The Medicare Part C Advantage is Maximum Out-Of-Pocket The Medicare Part C advantage comes first in […]

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What is Medicare Part C

By: Chris Grimmond • On: May 7, 2018

Medicare Advantage or Medicare Part C is another way to receive Medicare.  “Original Medicare” is a combination of Medicare Part A and Part B.  It is called “Original Medicare” because that was its first plan in the late 60’s.  Medicare Part A was hospital insurance and Medicare Part B was added later.  It included doctor […]

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Picking Medicare Plan

By: Chris Grimmond • On: April 24, 2018

When people arrive at the doorstep of Medicare at age 65, they are confronted with the daunting task of picking a Medicare plan.  Most people find picking Medicare plan overwhelming and confusing. 100’s of Supplements to Pick From Insurance companies offer hundreds of different Medicare supplements, Medicare Advantage plans, and Medicare Part D prescription drug […]

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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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