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Medicare Nursing Home Coverage Explained

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There are limits to Medicare nursing home coverage One of the least planned for events is a nursing home stay. Couple this lack of planning with the high annual cost of long term care and you have the perfect recipe for financial disaster. According to a Genworth Financial 2007 Cost of Care Survey the annual cost of a semi-private room ...

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Medicare 5 Star Rated Advantage Plans

Medicare 5 Star Rated Advantage Plans

You can enroll in a Medicare 5 Star Advantage plan anytime – but are they available? One of the major complaints for people enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan is that they are locked-in for the entire year. If you are unhappy with your plan there has been little opportunity to make a change outside of the annual Open Enrollment ...

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Changing Medicare Plans After The Enrollment Period

Act Now to Change or drop Your Medicare Advantage Plan

Your limited options for dropping or changing your Medicare Advantage plan after Open Enrollment Enrolling in a Medicare Advantage plan only to find out later that you made a mistake is frustrating. Enrolling in the wrong plan can cost you; cost you money and cost you lost opportunity to be taking advantage of a better choice. If you are unhappy ...

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Blue Cross Medicare Advantage Plan Options

Blue Cross Medicare Advantage 2011

Many plan options available for Blue Cross Medicare Advantage There is probably no insurer with greater name recognition than Blue Cross Blue Shield. Whether you live in California, Florida or parts in between, you may have been insured by Blue Cross Blue Shield at some point in your life. Blue cross Medicare Advantage plans will be a mainstay for those ...

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Special Enrollment Period For Non-Renewing Medicare Plans

Special Enrollment Period For Non-Renewing Medicare Plans

If your Medicare plan is not renewing take advantage of this Special Enrollment Period Medicare Advantage and Part D plans are calendar year plans. Each year insurance companies offering these plans can choose to non-renew a plan or exit a service area. If your Medicare Advantage or Part D plan is not going to be offered for the following year ...

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Avoid Mistakes When Choosing A Medicare Plan

Avoid Medicare Mistakes

Joining the right Medicare plan requires research and forward thinking For the last couple years I have received questions about how to get out of a Medicare Advantage or Part D plan after the Open Enrollment Period ended. I’ve also had numerous comments about Medicare supplement policies that seem to have never ending premium increases. Being certain that you have ...

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Medicare Advantage Enrollment For People New To Medicare

Insurance Application For People New To Medicare

If you are new to Medicare knowing when to enroll in a Medicare Advantage plan is half the battle Becoming eligible for Medicare means making some new choices. One choice is whether or not you should join a Medicare Advantage plan. Many people who are new to Medicare join a Medicare Advantage plan because it is a popular choice and ...

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Joining Medicare Advantage Will Not Cancel Medicare

Believing That Medicare Advantage Cancels Medicare is an Error

Here’s why enrolling in a Medicare Advantage plan will not cancel your Medicare There are several misconceptions about Medicare Advantage plans. The biggest error is believing that when you join a Medicare Advantage plan you are some how dis-enrolled from Medicare. Here’s the truth: Joining a Medicare Advantage plan will not cancel your Medicare. I receive countless emails and comments ...

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Changing Medicare Plans In 4 Easy Steps

This Is The Time To Change Medicare Plans

Changing Medicare plans isn’t difficult Each year the hype surrounding the Medicare Open Enrollment Period for Medicare Advantage and Part D seems to get amplified. Your mail box is full of solicitations, it seems like most TV commercials are about changing Medicare plans and your favorite retail stores are staffed with desperate looking insurance agents just looking for an opportunity ...

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Medicare Advantage Enrollment Checklist

Medicare Advantage Enrollment Checklist

Find the right plan by following this Medicare Advantage enrollment checklist Do you feel confident that you can choose the absolute best Medicare Advantage plan for your specific set of circumstances? Each year during the Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period people on Medicare struggle to sort through all the available options to find what they believe will be their best ...

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