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Medicare Part B

Seven rules for shopping Medicare Part D plans

Seven rules for shopping Medicare Part…

July 27, 2016 – From my experience dealing with frustrated Medicare enrollees, I can tell you that selecting the right prescription drug plan is one of the… 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 you can’t afford to get Part B wrong

Why you can’t afford to get Part B…

May 23, 2016 – The complexities associated with deciding whether and when to enroll in Medicare Part B tops all other forms of health insurance – with… 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

The furor over rising Medicare Part B costs

The furor over rising Medicare Part B…

October 22, 2015 – The new Part B premium is expected to increase by 52 percent, to $159.30/month in 2016. (For the past three years, it’s been… 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

Is Original Medicare coverage enough?

Is Original Medicare coverage enough?

May 4, 2015 – If you shun private coverage, can you get by on Original Medicare without purchasing supplemental coverage (Medigap and Part D prescription… Read more

It’s a mad, mad Medicare system: Part 5

It’s a mad, mad Medicare system: Part…

August 30, 2011 – Our Medicare reporter explores the benefits - including zero premiums and free gym memberships - that have lured almost 12 million seniors… Read more

It’s a mad, mad Medicare system: Part 4

It’s a mad, mad Medicare system: Part…

July 28, 2011 – The 4th installment from Glenn Tornell's series - It's a Mad, Mad Medicare System - looks at Medigap, its 10 alphabetized plans and paper… Read more