Medicare Advantage Changes in 2014

The Medicare Advantage Plan is used either as stand-alone, known as an MA plan, or together with the Prescription Drug Plan, known as an MAPD plan. There will be limited Medicare Advantage changes in 2014. Highlights of the Medicare Advantage … Read More

Hospital Indemnity Plans for Medicare Advantage Members

Medicare Advantage plans typically have low premiums. But the plans include multiple deductibles, copayments and coinsurances that actually make them significantly more expensive. For example, the typical inpatient hospital deductible is $200-250 per day for the first seven days. The average … Read More

Medicare Star Ratings 2013 – 5 Star Medicare Plans

Medicare star ratings provide an overall plan summary score for Medicare Health Plans: Advantage Plans with or without drugs (MAPD and MA) and for stand-alone Prescription Drug Plans (PDP). It became a powerful stimulus for high-performance plans through the star rating bonuses … Read More