Does Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) Work with Medicare?

Some people with qualifying disabilities can get Medicare before they turn 65. Because most people do not get Medicare until age 65, this is a special circumstance. This extra coverage might be essential if you are eligible for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. Ultimately, SSDI works with Medicare, and you can receive the coverage …

What is Medicare SELECT?

Medicare Supplement (Medigap) plans give you the best possible coverage but are sometimes pricey. Medigap premiums can range from around $150 to $200 per month. A Medicare SELECT plan might have a lower premium than a Medigap plan. However, there are some downsides to a Medicare SELECT plan. For the lower premium, you will have …

Medication Therapy Management (MTM) Eligibility

Taking new medications may become part of your daily life as you age. Knowing the effects these medications have on your body is important. It might be hard to find the information you need to ensure you’re properly taking your medications, and that the medications are working correctly. Thankfully, through a Medication Therapy Management (MTM) …

Medicare Coverage of Durable Medical Equipment

Physical limitations greatly impact quality of life. If you struggle to get around, breathe, or perform day-to-day tasks without physical support, durable medical equipment can help. Medicare helps cover durable medical equipment, and a Medicare supplement plan can pay the gaps.

The Effects of Obamacare on Medicare Confirmed

Questions have been circulating about whether the new healthcare laws set to take effect in January 2014 will affect Medicare supplemental insurance. People are concerned that the new legislation will allow Medigap insurers to refuse coverage to new applicants or raise annual or monthly premiums. The answer to all of these questions is simple. No. Obamacare will …

Annual Enrollment Period: Save Money on Your Medicare Coverage

Annual Enrollment Period is the only period of time during the year (Oct 15th – Dec. 7th) when you can make unrestricted changes to your Medicare coverage. This period of time is extremely important for anyone who is currently enrolled or interested in basic Medicare or Medicare Advantage plans. Unfortunately, it appears that Annual Enrollment Period …