What You Should Know about Medicare Disability

What You Should Know about Medicare Disability

The word “disability” is one we often hear these days. What exactly is a disability and what does it have to do with Medicare? A “disability” is defined as “a physical or mental condition that limits a person’s movements, senses, or activities” and “a...
Disenrollment Reminder: Are you Locked In?

Disenrollment Reminder: Are you Locked In?

A couple of months ago we talked about the OEP, or Open Enrollment Period, which is from January 1 to March 31 of this year. Remember this what we call the “disenrollment period”, and it means this is the time you can get out of or change your Medicare Advantage Plan....
Special Enrollment

Special Enrollment

Last month we reviewed what OEP means (Open Enrollment Period), or commonly called the “disenrollment period.” We mentioned special circumstances that would create or trigger a Special Enrollment Period (SEP), and as promised, that’s our topic for this month. To help...
Open Enrollment Period Or as We Like to Call It: Disenrollment Period

Open Enrollment Period Or as We Like to Call It: Disenrollment Period

Once again, Happy New Year everyone! We’ve enjoyed sharing information with you through our posts and blogs and we hope they have helped you navigate the Medicare Maze.  There are so many acronyms, abbreviations, terms and dates you need to know, it is impossible...
Medicare and 2020

Medicare and 2020

The One Thing that is a certainty in life is death and taxes. And of course, the fact that everything costs more, right?  Social Security gives you a raise and Medicare take’s it back. Look, I know you’ve been bombarded with information about changes, and with...
What does the Annual Election Period (AEP) Mean?

What does the Annual Election Period (AEP) Mean?

By Gary Smith If you have Medicare, it is important to know about your options during the Annual Election Period, or AEP as we like to call it here at our agency! The Annual Election Period happens annually at the end of the year. This year the dates are October 15 to...