Expert analysis of issues that impact Medicare

A Medicare enrollee’s guide to travel coverage

A Medicare enrollee’s guide to travel…

February 10, 2019 – If you're a Medicare beneficiary and you plan to travel, you should consider supplemental coverage that will protect you in case of a… Read more

Health Wonk Review for February 9, 2017

Health Wonk Review for February 9,…

February 9, 2017 – I suspect Billy Joel was bumming about what many of us have been feeling these past few months: the conspicuous absence of that thing we… Read more

Paul Ryan wants to Trump Medicare as we know it

Paul Ryan wants to Trump Medicare as…

November 19, 2016 – Back in May 2015, Donald Trump promised, "I'm not going to cut Medicare or Medicaid." That was then. Now that Trump is president-elect,… Read more

Four ways to upgrade your Medicare coverage

Four ways to upgrade your Medicare…

October 28, 2016 – If you're like most Medicare enrollees, you probably aren't planning to make any changes to your existing coverage for the coming year, but… Read more

Avoiding ‘seamless conversion’ to a Medicare plan

Avoiding ‘seamless conversion’ to a…

October 26, 2016 – For the thousands of Americans who turn 65 each day, Medicare coverage is – in most cases – a long-awaited and welcomed healthcare… Read more