Category Archives: Medicare

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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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! 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 Security benefits and Medicare,…
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Medicare Enrollment Periods- They Are Complicated!

Are you over age 65 and still working or your spouse is still working and have Health Insurance through an Employer Group Health Plan (EGHP)?  If so, you may be able to delay enrollment in Medicare Part B.  Again, I said MAY.  The rules for allowing you to refuse Medicare Part B during your Initial…
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