Medicare Changes in 2019 – Premiums and Costs

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The post below describes 2019 Medicare changes for Premiums and Costs for Medicare Part A, Part B as well as for Part D.

Medicare Part A Premiums and Costs in 2019

Medicare changes in 2019 for Part A include:

  • Part A premium
    • For individuals with 40 or more quarters of Medicare-covered employment: $0 per month ($0 in 2018)
    • For individuals with 30-39 quarters of Medicare-covered employment: $240 per month ($232 in 2018)
    • For individuals with less than 30 quarters of Medicare-covered employment: $437 per month ($422 in 2018) Read more…

Medicare Annual Enrollment Period 2019

The Medicare Annual Enrollment Period 2019 (AEP 2019) will begin tomorrow. It starts on October 15th and will run through December 7th, 2018. It is the busiest time of year for Medicare clients – the only time you can join, switch or drop Medicare plans. You cannot do it at any other time, unless you are entitled to one of the Special Enrollment Periods (SEP). Notice that the Medicare Supplement (Medigap) is an exception to this rule – you may switch Medigap plans at ANY TIME. For PDP 2019 changes, review Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Changes 2019.

Your Medicare Annual Enrollment Period 2019 Opportunities

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What do you need to know about Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Changes 2019?

Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Changes 2017

Medicare Prescription Drug Plan (Part D) is used either as a stand-alone (Original Medicare with or without Medicare Supplement also known as Medigap), or as a part of Medicare Advantage with Prescription Drugs (MAPD). There are multiple Medicare Prescription Drug Plan changes in the Standard Benefit Plan for 2019. The Standard Benefit Plan is the prescription drug plan offering minimum allowable benefits. Read more…

Turning 65? 2018 Guide to Medicare Part II: Critical Medicare Decisions you Need to Make

Turning 65? 2018 Guide to Medicare Part II: Critical Medicare Decisions You Need to Make

The new video Critical Medicare Decisions you Need to Make has been released on our YouTube channel. It is a Part II of our series “Turning 65? 2018 Guide to Medicare.

Here is the script of this video. Find more on which Medicare plan is right for you from Compare Medicare Plans. Read more…