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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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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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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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Medicare Supplement Underwriting

By: Chris Grimmond • On: June 14, 2016

I quoted a prospective client a Medicare supplement rate that was significantly less than the plan he was currently on. When I explained that he would have to go through Medicare supplement underwriting and answer some health questions because he was no longer in his Open Enrollment, he wasn’t happy.  Why was he upset? Because […]

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Pre-Existing Conditions

By: Chris Grimmond • On: June 2, 2016

For two years, my father was on dialysis.  Those were tough years.  When I got a client on dialysis, I wanted the best for him.  Kidney dialysis is one of the pre-existing conditions that usually excludes you from a supplement.  My client had a one-time opportunity.  I was going to make sure he got it! Obama Care Confuses Pre-Existing Conditions Pre-existing conditions are confusing when […]

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Medicare Market Place

By: Chris Grimmond • On: July 5, 2015

Markets are constantly changing. The Wednesday and Sunday additions of the Omaha World Herald are full of ads and fliers. Stores publicize sales, put up posters with markdowns, advertise deals, and promote special events. Prices and products are constantly changing. The market place does not stand still. The insurance and Medicare market is no different. Aetna […]

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Who Pays For Medicare?

By: Chris Grimmond • On: April 27, 2022

What is Medicare? Medicare is under the Social Security Administration (SSA).  SSA is the bookkeeper for Medicare collecting premiums from Medicare beneficiaries and distributing funds to Medicare and insurance companies with Medicare contracts.  The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is the federal agency that manages the Medicare Program. CMS is under the Department […]

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New Medicare Card

By: Chris Grimmond • On: April 7, 2022

The red, white, and blue Medicare card has changed.  It is the new and improved Medicare card. The one complaint that I have heard over the years repeatedly is that the Medicare card has ‘my social security number on it.’  The Medicare claim number, as it is called, is your social security number with an […]

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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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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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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.