Medicare Advantage Plans

  • How Do Medicare Advantage Plans Work?

    Medicare Advantage Plans are another way for seniors to receive Original Medicare and additional benefits like vision, dental and hearing coverage. Learn more to see if a Part C plan might be a good fit for you or your aging loved one.

  • Tips for Choosing the Right Medicare Advantage Plan

    Discover strategies for selecting the best Medicare Advantage plan for you during Medicare's Annual Election Period, which runs from October 15, 2015 until December 7, 2016.

  • 6 Steps to Prepare for the Medicare Open Enrollment Period

    The annual Medicare Open Enrollment Period runs from Oct. 15 through Dec. 7. Use these tips to research plans, save time and money, and make an informed decision about senior health insurance coverage.

  • Helping A Loved One Enroll in Medicare: Where to Start?

    Understand the enrollment options and the basics of the Medicare system to save you and your family a great deal of money on healthcare costs.

  • Learn Medicare's Benefits and Gaps to Pick the Best Plan

    Just like other health coverage, Medicare has terrific benefits, but it also has some gaps that caregivers and elderly parents should keep in mind.

  • Does Medicare Cover Hearing Aids?

    For seniors who are living with hearing loss, devices like hearing aids can facilitate communication, boost their confidence and desire to socialize, and increase overall quality of life. Unfortunately, hearing aids are often paid for out of pocket.

  • The 4 Parts of Medicare

    A breakdown of the different parts of Medicare including what each part covers, its cost, and who qualifies - Medicare Part A, B, C, D.

  • The Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period Ends March 31

    Each year, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) offers an open enrollment period for Medicare Advantage Plans from January 1 through March 31. During this period, seniors can switch Advantage Plans or return to Original Medicare.

  • Options for Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage

    Review the two options for Medicare prescription drug coverage. Determine which drug coverage plan you want to join.

  • Does Medicare Cover Palliative Care at Home?

    When a senior loved one is receiving palliative care at home, different parts of Medicare will cover different items and services.

  • Food Delivery Services and Nutrition Assistance Programs for Seniors

    Food insecurity is a serious issue for older adults. Senior meal delivery programs, grocery delivery services and government benefits can help ensure your loved one is eating nutritious meals.

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  • Struggling to Pay for Medications? Consider the Medicare Extra Help Program

    Medicare Advantage Plans and Part D plans can mitigate the growing costs of prescription drugs, but many seniors cannot afford this additional coverage. The Extra Help program assists low-income individuals in paying for their premiums and medications.

  • For Seniors, A New Model Meant to Deliver “Accountable Care”

    An Accountable Care Organization is a collection of health care providers who come together and agree to be responsible for the care, quality, and cost of healthcare services for a set group of people.

  • Actions Seniors Can Take During Medicare Open Enrollment

    Decisions made during the annual open enrollment period (October 15–December 7) will impact a Medicare beneficiary’s health care coverage for the entire coming year. Be sure to research your options carefully and choose wisely.

  • 10 Tips for Buying Medicare Insurance

    When you're buying a Medicare Advantage Plan, the best way to avoid being taken advantage of is to always be cautious and arm yourself with as much information as possible before buying a plan.

  • Does Medicare Cover Adult Day Care Expenses?

    Medicare does not cover the cost of adult day care, but seniors can receive financial assistance and respite care services through Medicaid, the VA and other community support programs.

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