Other than slams, abuse and disrespect against our Veterans, nothing irritates me more than to think of someone defrauding our elderly citizens!
Recently there has been a wave of Scams (mostly telephone) targeted toward our Senior Citizen population. Granted, not everyone on Medicare is, or considers themselves, elderly, but with people living longer than they have in decades past, fraudulent scams affect hundreds, maybe thousands, of senior citizens every day.
Bet the title of this post has you wondering what that old adage about the weather has to do with Insurance.
Brought on by Spring storms, March winds can mean anything from a gentle breeze to huge gusts to tornadoes. April showers sometimes mean flooding and those May flowers for June brides lend to thoughts of insuring your love.
In our October post, Medicare Acronyms & Changes for 2019, we mentioned Medicare’s “Open Enrollment” period which allows you a one-time change in your MA plan. In this post, we’ll go into a little more detail to help you unravel the Medicare OEP mystery.
Here we are again approaching Medicare’s AEP (Annual Election Period Oct. 15th – Dec. 7th) where beneficiaries are allowed, encouraged even, to compare their current Medicare plan with the other options out there. Since we’ve covered the History of Medicare, offer Medicare information and FAQ’s on our site, and have given you a brief Understanding of Medicare, I thought this would be a good time to address the acronyms used by CMS and different Medicare plans as well as changes for the upcoming year (2019).
Whether you think of moving as a grand adventure or one of the most stress-filled undertakings you ever endure, changing locations is something many of us do at least once in our lifetime. We’ve compiled a few tips to help you transition a little more smoothly.
Over the last few weeks we’ve discussed different insurance products in hopes of making them a little less confusing. We’ve covered Auto, Home, Life, Renters, Mobile Home and although it isn’t actual insurance, SR-22 filing.
With Medicare’s Annual “Open” Enrollment (AEP) barreling down upon us (Oct. 15 through Dec. 7th), I thought I’d take a moment to talk about what, exactly, Medicare is.
Back in April we shared with you some facts concerning insurance history during the Civil War. Today we thought it would be interesting to share a few tidbits about Medicare History.
Once they purchase the required insurances, most people get comfortable and don’t think about reviewing their coverage unless there is a huge rate increase (or, even worse, if they have a claim!), then they start shopping. That’s fine, but there are times when an insurance review is in order.
Here are a few examples….
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