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Medicare Minute: New to Medicare

If you or a loved one will soon be eligible for Medicare, join us for this Medicare Minute! We’ll go over all the basics you should know—from enrollment periods to coverage choices and beyond. Some people are automatically… Read More

Medicare Minute: Preparing for Future Health Care Needs

Many people assume that their family members would automatically be able to make decisions about medical treatments if they were to become incapacitated. However, rules vary greatly from state to state: Your family may have to go through… Read More

April is National Volunteer Month

Make a difference by helping others navigate Medicare, join our team! Medicare can be complicated, but as a trained volunteer you can help by answering questions and providing personalized guidance to members of your community as they enroll… Read More

Medicare Minute: Part D Coverage Phases

The cost of your Medicare Part D-covered drugs may change throughout the year. If you notice that your drug prices have changed, it may be because you are in a different phase of Part D coverage. There are… Read More

Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period Ends March 31!

You can sign up for Medicare Part A and/or Medicare Part B during the General Enrollment Period if both apply: You didn’t sign-up when you were first eligible. You aren’t eligible for a Special Enrollment Period. This opportunity… Read More

Four Signs That It’s a Scam

Protect yourself from fraud by learning how to identify scams. Here are four tactics scammers use: Scammers PRETEND to be from an organization you know. Scammers say there’s a PROBLEM or a PRIZE. Scammers PRESSURE you to act… Read More

How to Lower Your Part D Drug Costs

This year, people with Medicare may qualify for even more savings through the Extra Help program. This program helps some people pay their Medicare drug coverage (Part D) costs, like premiums, deductibles, coinsurance, and other costs. The program… Read More

Medicare Minute: Ending Care Appeals

If you are receiving care in a hospital or non-hospital setting and are told that your Medicare will no longer pay for your care, you have the right to a fast appeal if you feel that continued care… Read More

Medicare Minute: What’s New in 2024?

With a new year comes changes to your Medicare costs and coverage. Download this timely handout for details on changes in hospital insurance, medical insurance and prescription drug coverage.  When can I change my coverage in 2024? You… Read More

Medicare Minute: Part D Appeals – What to do when your medication isn’t covered

Want to learn what to do when a medication isn’t covered? Download this handout for tips. Part D appeals at a glance: • If your plan won’t cover your medication, you can appeal the decision. • The process… Read More