August 9, 2016

How to get the most out of Medicare

Medicare health insurance for Americans 65 and older can be confusing and coverage can be surprisingly costly. Employees who were used to their employer offering limited choices and helping to pay the premiums can be in for a surprise. Whether you are new to Medicare or have been covered for years, it is essential to conduct an annual analysis to determine which coverage options make the most sense for your often-changing health status.
"Follow these tips now to save on Medicare" by Darla Mercado writing for CNBC helps navigate the maze of options and educate users about Medicare. Learn the differences (or refresh your memory) between original Medicare (Part A hospital insurance and Part B medical coverage) and private Medicare Advantage plans. What was best for you last year may not be the best option in the coming year as Advantage plans change frequently. 
Open enrollment is October 15 to December 7 so it is not too early to analyze your needs and comparison shop for the best coverage. Check out this helpful resource: http://www.cnbc.com/2016/08/03/follow-these-tips-now-to-save-on-medicare.html

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