Current Information for Living With a Pandemic

Living with a pandemic: Here is some information to share, related to the coronavirus pandemic with which we are all living and learning about daily. Living with a pandemic: being out and about Remember to take precautions; washing your hands or using sanitizer, when you use keypads, handle gas pumps, or when others handle … Continue reading Current Information for Living With a Pandemic

Medical Insurance and Your Medical Bills

Understanding your medical insurance coverage and your medical bills is critical.  Here are some facts to consider: Your Medical Insurance Buy the best medical insurance plan you can afford. Generally, the less you pay in premiums, the more you pay when you utilize any medical services. That inexpensive medical insurance plan might seem like a … Continue reading Medical Insurance and Your Medical Bills

2020 Medical Insurance Enrollment Considerations

As you decide on your personal coverage options for the 2020 Medical Insurance enrollment process, I am sharing some observations and reminders to assist you in the process. 2020 Medicare Enrollment: The enrollment period for Medicare began on October 15. There seems to be a push for enrollment in Part C or Advantage plans for … Continue reading 2020 Medical Insurance Enrollment Considerations

Health News Update: Retirement Considerations

Health news pertinent to all of us is being presented daily.  Here are a few items which might be of interest to you and your family; particularly as you prepare for retirement and obtain your health care through the Medicare program. Health News: Out of Pocket cost of Care in Retirement The latest predictions are … Continue reading Health News Update: Retirement Considerations

Your Medical Insurance Checklist

Your  medical insurance checklist should be reviewed as your new coverage becomes effective January 1.  Here are some items to consider: 1. Current Medical Insurance Card Carry this in your wallet. Take a picture and keep it on your phone. If you and your significant other have different insurance coverage, you might want to each … Continue reading Your Medical Insurance Checklist

2019 Medical Insurance Enrollment

The window for 2019 medical insurance enrollment is currently open.  Some things to consider before you enroll in any plan. Is your 2019 Medical Insurance Plan Accepted? If you have preferred providers and hospitals, check with them to see what plans they are accepting in 2019.  This might have changed from last year. If you … Continue reading 2019 Medical Insurance Enrollment

Paying for Health Care

who should pay for health care? Paying for health care: the conversations continue in Washington about Medicare: reduce, eliminate, or even expand the program to universal coverage. It is my opinion that many in Washington really don’t know much about the current program, looking only at the bottom line and not at the Medicare recipients.  … Continue reading Paying for Health Care

Medical Insurance Coverage: Now & 2019

Medical insurance coverage: It appears that everyone is trying to determine what medical insurance open enrollment will look like later this year: who will be eligible, how much it will cost, what will be covered, who is eligible to enroll in which plans.  Here is what we currently know: Medical Insurance coverage: be familiar with … Continue reading Medical Insurance Coverage: Now & 2019

Your Health Care

Several topics relating to your health care information: preparing for a doctor’s visit Some suggestions for your to consider before your next doctor visit: Make a list of your questions in advance of the visit Write down any symptoms and questions before your visit so you don’t forget them. Most doctors are spending much less … Continue reading Your Health Care

Health Insurance Information: April 2018

Health insurance continues to be in the news again this month. vacation time According to the US Travel Association’s Project: Time Off, 55% of Americans who receive paid vacation time had unused days at the end of 2016. The result: 662 million vacation days not utilized. If you haven’t already done so, start planning how … Continue reading Health Insurance Information: April 2018