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Your Guide to the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period

Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) is right around the corner! Every year, the AEP is your opportunity to enroll in or switch to a Medicare plan that fits your ever evolving health care needs. This special enrollment window only runs October 15 to December 7, so it’s important to be prepared to accomplish anything you’d […]

CMS Announces 2022 Medicare Advantage and Part D Costs

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have released estimates for 2022 Medicare Advantage (Part C) and Medicare Part D drug plan premiums, along with other important financial details like their deductibles. Once again, CMS is predicting lower average premiums for Medicare Advantage plans, continuing a years-long streak. Along with this positive financial news, […]

CMS Announces Low Medicare Advantage & Part D Premiums in 2021

Recently, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released their annual estimate for Medicare Part C and D plan premiums. This year’s announcement follows in the footsteps of the last few years’ press releases, touting there will be low premiums for both types of plans, offered by private insurance companies. But, just how low? […]

What You Should Know When Enrolling in Medicare

Doing anything for the first time can be daunting, especially if you’re unsure about what exactly you should be doing. If you’re one of the millions of Americans enrolling in Medicare each year, you may be bombarded by information about what you could or should be doing and it can all get a little crazy. […]

CMS & Insurers Announce Part C and D COVID-19 Coverage

News about the coronavirus — officially called the SARS-CoV02, 2019 Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19 — has been everywhere lately. As of writing this article (March 12, 2020), there are more than 124,000 cases confirmed worldwide and more than 4,600 deaths. The potential strain this may put on the health care system in the United States, […]

CMS Announces Lower Average Premiums for Medicare Advantage and Part D in 2020

Last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced their expectation that premiums will drop for both Medicare Advantage in 2020. These lowered premiums are anticipated despite growing options and benefits, ensuring seniors have more options at often affordable prices. This news follows on the heels of CMS’ announcement of anticipated average Medicare […]