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This site is intended to be a consumer guide, including:
- an overview of the basics of Medicare coverage options, enrollment and eligibility
- an extensive collection of frequently asked questions about coverage
- a blog that provides expert analysis of the policy developments that are likely to affect Medicare coverage
- overviews of state-specific Medicare information
- a glossary of Medicare terms
Our team of experts
This site’s content is authored by a team of veteran healthcare writers who know the health insurance industry, understand the political battles over healthcare – and, most importantly, who know the needs of consumers.
Recent contributors to the site include:
- Louise Norris, who brings a broker’s perspective to her extensive coverage of the Medicare market,
- Personal finance and healthcare writer Maurie Backman,
- Medicare enrollment specialist Jennifer Chumbley Hogue
- Medicare and health policy expert Josh Schultz, and
- Jesse Migneault, journalist and editor who has written about business, government and healthcare.
We actively seek guests posts from organizations that share our common goals: to educate Americans about Medicare and to give them a thorough understanding of how the ACA will make changes to Medicare.
Our health policy panel
Editorial reviews (as noted next to bylines of selected content) are provided by a member of our health policy panel, which includes Louise Norris, Maurie Backman, Josh Schultz, Jennifer Chumbley Hogue.
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Our business relationships
Our site is owned by an indirect subsidiary of Independence Holding Company, which owns a group of insurance agencies, marketers, and technology businesses. Nevertheless, we operate independently and not at the behest of any insurance agency or carrier.
We are compensated by partners who offer quoting services on our site. This allows us to hire bright people, invest in a robust technology platform to deliver this site for you, and continue our mission to make Medicare coverage more understandable and available to more people. We will not connect you with a licensed insurance agent unless you initiate contact by emailing us, completing a form, or calling one of the telephone numbers on our pages.
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