Category Archives: Medicare

Who is IRMAA and why do I need to know about Her?

Do you pay more than $144.60 per month for Medicare Part B?  This may be the reason! By Beth Cooper Ingle The “Big Day” is fast approaching!  You will be age 65 soon.  You’ve done everything you need to begin this new life; notified your employer you’re retiring, contacted Social Security and filed for Social…
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Wrapping up 2020 and Planning for 2021

As we enter this holiday season, life is clearly different.  Hopefully, this article will inform and clarify some of the issues many people face at this time.  Depression:  The Covid 19 pandemic has put us in a time period that we hope never to see again.  Businesses closed or at a minimum have altered procedures. …
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Are you prepared for what’s next after a hospital stay?

A visit to your parents’ house one day turns into an unexpected visit to the hospital. You walk in to find dad laying at the bottom of the stairs near the kitchen. He had fallen and has broken his hip. Off to the hospital and into surgery he goes. Unexpected, things happen all the time…
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Turning 65 – Still Working – What you need to know about Medicare

Older adults are working longer. By 2018, 24 percent of men and about 16 percent of women ages 65 and older were in the labor force. These levels are projected to rise further by 2026, to 26 percent for men and 18 percent for women.  This is according to the   U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey;…
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