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Medicare Advantage

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

O’Malley is out; his Medicare plan shouldn’t be

O’Malley is out; his Medicare plan…

May 26, 2016 – Martin O'Malley has an idea that saves American businesses and households billions, improves health, and doesn't cost taxpayers a dime –… Read more

Why Mom went back to traditional Medicare

Why Mom went back to traditional…

November 19, 2015 – The odds are pretty high, though, that Mom would not still be counted among the living had she not switched from an MA plan to traditional… Read more

Is Medicare on the brink of insolvency?

Is Medicare on the brink of…

November 4, 2015 – Sen. Marco Rubio has warned that Medicare will bankrupt itself unless his tax and “entitlement” reform proposals are implemented. If… Read more

Priceless safety net reaches Golden Anniversary

Priceless safety net reaches Golden…

July 23, 2015 – If you're just a few decades old, you might be surprised to learn that Medicare, the publicly financed health insurance program for… Read more

A Medicare enrollee’s guide to travel coverage

A Medicare enrollee’s guide to travel…

July 21, 2015 – So if you’re approaching Medicare enrollment and you’ve got a bit of wanderlust, it’s imperative that you seek out supplemental… Read more

Making the move from Obamacare to Medicare

Making the move from Obamacare to…

July 9, 2015 – People have been transitioning from individual coverage to Medicare for decades, but the process is a little different now that Obamacare… Read more

Medicare Advantage, Medigap and Part D … oh my

Medicare Advantage, Medigap and Part D…

May 7, 2015 – There’s no right or wrong choice – Medicare Advantage and Original Medicare plus supplemental coverage both work well. But there are… Read more

Medicare: know your limits and your doctor

Medicare: know your limits and your…

April 3, 2012 – Whether you are enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan, only basic Medicare, or Medicare with a supplement (or gap) plan, there are aspects… Read more