Avoiding Medicare Scams

Avoiding Medicare Scams

Many of our seniors who are now eligible for Medicare get really confused on what is right for them.  What’s even scarier is right now, there are a lot of Medicare scammers trying to taking advantage of seniors. John Miller with Miller Insurance Management states...

Prescription Drug Plans: An Overview

Prescription Drug Plans: An Overview

According to the American Public Health Association, adults aged 65 and older account for 34% of all prescription drug use and 30% of all over-the-counter drug use.  Add to that fact that this age group is just 12% of the total U.S. population, and you can see why...

​Vision Insurance for Medicare Beneficiaries

​Vision Insurance for Medicare Beneficiaries

Did you know that more than a third of seniors have not had their eye health checked in the last two years? Many eye conditions do not present symptoms until the disease has progressed. If left untreated for too long, these conditions can often lead to blindness. Now...

Long-Term Care: Should You Seek Coverage?

Long-Term Care: Should You Seek Coverage?

In a previous article, we discussed what short-term care was and the benefits that Medicare offers its beneficiaries. We found that after just 100 days, Medicare coverage runs out. What does that mean for long-term care? To put it simply, Medicare offers NO long-term...

Hearing Insurance for Medicare Beneficiaries

Hearing Insurance for Medicare Beneficiaries

Did you know that a third of adults over the age of 65 have some level of hearing impairment? Knowing that statistic, it’s shocking that Original Medicare (Parts A and B) does not cover hearing aids or usually even hearing exams. The average cost for just one hearing...

Medicare’s Short-Term Care Coverage: Explained

Medicare’s Short-Term Care Coverage: Explained

Short-term care. What does that actually mean? How “short” is it? What facilities provide short-term care? This article will help you understand what short-term care is and what coverage is provided in your Original Medicare benefits. Short-Term Care: A Definition...

Medicare for the Disabled

Medicare for the Disabled

Medicare for the Disabled Medicare offers benefits for individuals under 65 years of age who have become disabled. If you have been receiving disability benefits from Social Security for more than two years (24 months), you are eligible to enroll in Medicare Part A...

Understanding Medicare: A Brief Overview

Understanding Medicare: A Brief Overview

Understanding Medicare: A Brief Overview Medicare is a federal program  that provides health insurance for Americans aged 65 and older or who meet certain disability standards. Medicare  offers many benefits, but it also  has limitations. The program  can be confusing...