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Marketplace Insurance: Insurance with the ACA

By |2020-10-14T08:24:04-07:00October 8th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

If you are currently self employed or unemployed, you may be interested in pursuing a plan through the Marketplace.  You can find excellent coverage, but it can be overwhelming.  With so many options available, it’s imperative that you understand exactly what you are signing up for!  Marketplace insurance is part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) [...]

Dual Eligibility Special Needs Plans (DSNP)

By |2020-10-02T10:15:03-07:00October 2nd, 2020|Categories: Blog|

Many individuals on Medicare find themselves struggling to pay premiums and copays.  If your income falls below a certain threshold, you may be eligible for Medicaid in addition to Medicare.  These types of plans are known as DSNP or Dual Eligibility Special Needs Plans.     What are Dual Eligibility Plans?  (DSNP) DNSP’s are a type of [...]

Medicare Supplement Plans; Age vs. Community Rated

By |2020-09-25T09:45:57-07:00September 25th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

When you enroll in Medicare, there will be a sea of options available to you.  You can choose from a variety of Medicare Advantage Plans and Medicare Part D Plans in addition to Medicare Supplement Plans (Medigap Plans).  You can peruse all of your options on Medicare.gov by accessing the plan finder.  If you choose to [...]

Save Money on Medicare; Avoid Medicare Mistakes!

By |2020-09-25T08:08:35-07:00September 25th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

There are so many mistakes you can make when signing up for Medicare.  Some of these mistakes can be tacked onto your monthly premiums forever!  Avoiding these missteps will help you to save money on medicare.  Many people don’t know that they need to pay for Medicare at all!  After all, you’ve seen those deductions knocked [...]

Medicaid: Is It An Option For You?

By |2020-09-15T12:46:06-07:00September 15th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

Having health insurance is very important but at certain times in our lives the cost of health insurance may seem completely unfeasible. If your income is below a certain level, you may qualify for Medicaid. Medicaid can help to provide excellent insurance at a very low cost or even no cost dependent upon your circumstances. Even [...]

COBRA: Losing Your Health Insurance?

By |2020-09-14T11:01:42-07:00September 14th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

Losing your job can be a very stressful and scary time.  If you are thinking of quitting your job to change careers, the thought of losing your health insurance may be holding you back.  There are several options that can help keep you covered including COBRA. COBRA or the Consolidated Omnibus Reconciliation Act was designed to [...]

Medicare Parts A, B, C & D: What Does it All Mean?

By |2020-09-08T13:10:27-07:00September 8th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

Are you getting ready to enroll in Medicare?   There are many different letters for parts and plans, but what do they all mean? Medicare offers a variety of new choices, but unfortunately, not all of these options will be right for you.  Let's breakdown the basic parts:  Parts A & B (also known as Original [...]

What to Do if You’ve Lost Health Insurance

By |2020-09-08T12:55:36-07:00September 8th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

        Losing employment can be a very scary thing, even more so when you rely on employment for insurance coverage.  If you've lost health insurance there may be options for short or long term coverage.   You may be able to pursue one of the following possibilities:  Joining a family member’s plan Participating in [...]

Medicare Supplement or Medicare Advantage?

By |2020-09-04T11:59:23-07:00September 4th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

Are you getting ready to enroll in Medicare and considering a Medicare Advantage or a Medicare Supplement Plan? Although they both provide supplemental coverage, their differences may surprise you!  With both Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement plans, there are several plans and many carriers to choose from.  If you'd like to view all the plans available [...]

Medicare Part D: Prescription Coverage

By |2020-08-27T09:28:46-07:00August 27th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

Medicare Part D is arguably one of the most confusing parts of Medicare.  It provides prescription drug care coverage that is not offered by Medicare parts A or B or by any supplement or medigap plans.  It is, however, offered by Medicare Advantage.    How to Enroll You can enroll in Medicare Part D during your [...]

Medicare Supplement Plans F, G, & N

By |2020-08-27T09:23:21-07:00August 26th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

Although Original Medicare provides excellent coverage, for many Medicare Supplement Plans (also known as Medigap plans) are needed to bridge coverage gaps.  There are quite a few options, but the most popular Medicare Supplement Plans are Plan F, Plan G, & Plan N.   Do I Need a Supplement Plan? First, you need to understand what [...]

Enroll in Medicare Today! An Intro to Medicare Parts A & B

By |2020-08-27T09:21:11-07:00August 25th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

If you are soon to turn 65, it's time to enroll in Medicare!  For many, the enrollment process is actually automatic.   Even so, Medicare will remain important for the rest of your life so it is crucial that you understand eligibility, coverage, and, of course, costs! When you enroll in Medicare, you enroll in Medicare Part [...]

Medicare Advantage Plan: Is It Right For You?

By |2020-08-27T09:18:01-07:00August 25th, 2020|Categories: How To Apply For Medicare, Medicare Supplements|

Are you getting ready to enroll in Medicare and considering a Medicare Advantage Plan? Original Medicare provides excellent coverage, but it's usually not enough.  Many people turn to a Medicare Advantage Plan for more comprehensive coverage.  Medicare Part C or Medicare Advantage acts in a unique way.  In some ways, it is similar to a Medicare [...]

iHealthBrokers Medicare Advisors Earns Esteemed Angie’s List Super Service Award For Sixth Straight Year

By |2017-01-20T17:47:44-07:00January 20th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service iHealthBrokers Medicare Advisors has earned the home service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of customer service to members of the local services marketplace and consumer review site in 2016. This achievement is particularly significant as Angie’s List experienced unprecedented member growth [...]

Applying for Medicare at Age 65

By |2016-12-23T19:05:48-07:00September 5th, 2016|Categories: Blog, How To Apply For Medicare|Tags: , |

When you reach the age of 65, it will be time to begin applying for Medicare at age 65. Medicare is also given to some younger adults that suffer from certain disabilities, as well as those who have been diagnosed with End Stage Renal Disease, ESRD. There are a number of terms you may hear when [...]

Turning 65 and Medicare Enrollment

By |2016-12-23T19:05:48-07:00September 5th, 2016|Categories: Blog, How To Apply For Medicare|Tags: , |

For many people, the idea of turning 65 and Medicare enrollment and the corresponding requirements and timelines can be quite overwhelming. After all, this is a new milestone in their life. The good news is, getting to know a little about the Medicare program, how it works and when you are eligible will help you know [...]

Tricare and Medicare Turning 65

By |2018-01-12T17:09:42-07:00September 5th, 2016|Categories: Blog, How To Apply For Medicare|Tags: , |

When a person reaches a certain point in their life, they have to begin planning for the future. After working for years or serving in the military, the federal government offers a number of programs to make your golden years easier and more affordable. Two of these are Tricare and Medicare turning 65. The fact is, [...]

When to Apply for Medicare when Turning 65

By |2016-12-23T19:05:48-07:00September 5th, 2016|Categories: Blog, How To Apply For Medicare|Tags: , |

When to Apply for Medicare when Turning 65 is one of the leading things people search for when finding out website, so we decided to write an article specifically for you! For the majority of people, when they turn 65 they become eligible to enroll in original Medicare, which includes Part A and Part B coverage. [...]

Signing Up for Medicare at 65

By |2016-12-23T19:05:48-07:00August 22nd, 2016|Categories: Blog, How To Apply For Medicare|Tags: , |

If you work or have ever worked, you have likely paid into the Medicare system. However, not everyone knows about or understands the benefits they will become eligible for when they reach the age of 65. Taking some time to learn about signing up for Medicare at 65 and why it is so important can help [...]

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