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…

Initial Coverage Election Period (ICEP) and delayed Part B enrollment

The Initial Coverage Election Period (ICEP) is a one-time event that defines the opportunity to enroll in the Medicare Advantage plan. It is described quite clearly; as long as you register in both Medicare Part A and Part B at the same time. But what if you plan to delay Part B enrollment? Then the time frame for ICEP is not as simple. Read below. Read more…

Transamerica Medicare Supplement Plans (Medigap Plans) – 2018

Transamerica Medicare Supplement - Transamerica Medigap

Transamerica Medicare Supplement Plans (Medigap Plans) from Transamerica Life Insurance Company (TLIC) offer a variety of Medigap plans in many US States. TLIC has more than a century of experience and offering a wide array of innovative financial services and products. Like all Medigap vendors, the company helps with your out of pocket costs that are not covered by Original Medicare Parts A and B.

Like all Medicare Supplement vendors, Transamerica Medicare Supplement operates in the world of Standardized Medigap Plans. There are 10 standardized plans denoted by a letter (Medigap Plan A through Medigap Plan N), each with its own set of benefits. Whatever vendor you choose for your Medigap plan, benefits are defined only by the type of plan you’ve selected, and not by the carrier. Read more…

New Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period coming in 2019

The New Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period (OEP) coming in 2019. It will replace the Medicare Advantage Disenrollment Period (MADP) that started January 1st and continued through February 14th.

New Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period

The New Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period (OEP) will allow people enrolled in an MA or MAPD plan to make a one-time election to go to another Medicare Advantage plan, or to leave their Medicare Advantage plan, join a stand-alone Medicare Part D plan, and return to Original Medicare Part A and Part B. It will run from January 1st through March 31st. Read more…

Medigap Plans in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – 2018

Medigap Plans in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Medigap Plans in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, also known as Medicare Supplement Plans, serve the purpose to fill the gaps in both Part A and Part B of Original Medicare. Examples of such gaps are deductibles, copayments / coinsurances, and excess charges. Your Medicare costs could be very high without them. Pennsylvania Medigap plans are sold by private insurance companies. There are 10 Standardized Plans, designated by the letters “A” through “N”. Plan’s letter defines set of benefits, they are identical for all vendors. For example, the benefits of Medicare Supplement Plan F from one vendor are the same as benefits from any other vendors. But the premiums may be differ significantly from vendor to vendor. Therefore, the knowledge of Medicare Supplement vendors and their premiums is important. Read more…