Concerned about your blood pressure? Medicare can help.

Concerned about your blood pressure? Medicare can help.

It’s difficult to detect high blood pressure. High blood pressure (also called “hypertension”) usually doesn’t have any warning signs until it causes more serious health issues, like heart attack and heart disease, stroke, eye damage, kidney disease, and vascular...
Be a “wise guy”— know the importance of health screenings

Be a “wise guy”— know the importance of health screenings

Are you a guy who puts off doing a task and later wishes he’d just done it? Take care of your body. If you’re a man with Medicare, ask your doctor if you should get tested for prostate cancer, colorectal cancer, or both. Getting screened is the smart move—screening...
CMS Announces 2022 Medicare Part B Premiums

CMS Announces 2022 Medicare Part B Premiums

Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2022 Medicare Parts A and B premiums, deductibles, and coinsurance amounts, and the 2022 Part D income-related monthly adjustment amounts. Most people with Medicare will see a 5.9 percent...
Medicare Advantage vs. Medicare Supplement Insurance Plans

Medicare Advantage vs. Medicare Supplement Insurance Plans

Are you trying to decide between Medicare Advantage vs. Medicare Supplement insurance? Here’s a rundown of the two types of coverage. While Original Medicare (Part A and Part B) covers many health-care expenses, it doesn’t cover everything. Even with covered...
Make your next Medicare premium payment online

Make your next Medicare premium payment online

Spend less time paying your bills—pay your Medicare Part B premium online. If you get this bill from Medicare for your premiums, you may be able to pay it online with a credit or debit card. Making your Medicare premium payment online is: Secure—your information is...
Medicare Fall Open Enrollment 2022

Medicare Fall Open Enrollment 2022

The Medicare Fall Open Enrollment 2022 season is here and that means your mailbox gets bombarded with advertisements. What a headache, hey? Every time you turn on the television you hear another commercial about Medicare plans. It is by far the most confusing time of...