2018 Medicare costs

Quick Look: Medicare Part A and B Costs for 2018

Happy New Year! It's 2018, and a few costs in Medicare Parts A and B have changed since 2017. Here’s a refresher on what’s...
Extended SEP Deadlines

Additional SEP Opportunity for Those Affected by Natural Disasters

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is providing additional opportunities to join, drop or switch Medicare plans for people affected by the...
top part D plans 2018

Top Medicare Part D Plans for 2018

Are you looking for the best Medicare Part D plans for 2018? Here's where to find them. (1) Search by the medications you take to see...
Trump Medicare for All

Today’s Hot Topics in Medicare News

Wolff book: Trump privately floated 'Medicare for all'  BY JESSIE HELLMANN: President Trump reportedly floated the idea of expanding Medicare to cover everyone and intially appeared...
top Medicare supplement companies 2018

Top Medicare Supplement Companies for 2018

The top Medicare supplement companies for 2018 are: AARP Mutual of Omaha Aetna United HealthCare Humana Cigna Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Bankers Fidelity ...
Trump Nursing Home

Today’s Hot Topics in Medicare News

Trump administration eases penalties against negligent nursing homes BY JORDAN RAU: The shift in the Medicare program's penalty protocols was requested by the nursing home...
US Medicare vs other countries

U.S. Medicare Recipients Sicker than those in Other Countries

By 2060, nearly a quarter of the population will be 65 or older, according to U.S. Census estimates. With this growing number of Medicare...
Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program

Medicare Expands Diabetes Prevention Services

Diabetes has been high on the radar of health professionals of late. Over 84 million Americans have prediabetes, and up to a quarter of those...
Missed Open Enrollment?

Missed Open Enrollment? Here’s What You Can Do.

If you missed the Open Enrollment Period (OEP), don’t feel trapped! If the cost of drugs, coverage or key benefits becomes more than you...