Medicare Coverage of Transportation (Ambulance Services)

Day-to-day transportation may become increasingly more difficult as one gets older. Driving may not be an option and will definitely not be an option in the event of a personal medical emergency. Medicare does not typically cover transportation to routine doctor visits, but it does cover emergency and non-emergency ambulance services. Emergency Ambulance Transportation Medicare …

Retirement Planning Checklist: 4 Things to Do Before Retiring

You’ve worked all your life to prepare for retirement, and it’s finally here. Normally, many people have several questions about the steps you need to complete before you retire. These questions usually relate to the amount of coverage an individual might need, when to apply for Medicare, and when to get Social Security benefits. Thankfully, …

Choosing Between Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplements

As you reach 65, you’ll learn the many different options regarding Medicare coverage. Everyone’s personal open enrollment date is different. During your personal open enrollment period, you can enroll in Medicare Part A and Medicare Part B. You can also enroll in a Medicare supplement plan to complete your coverage and fill the gaps in …

What is Medical Underwriting & Why Do You Need It for Medigap?

Are you looking for ways to fill the gaps in your Original Medicare coverage? You may be considering a Medicare supplement plan. Gaps that a Medicare supplement plan may cover includes the 20% of costs that Medicare would typically leave the beneficiary to pay. If your personal Medigap Open Enrollment period has passed, then you …