Medicaid and Medicare Savings Programs – 2018

Public benefit programs (such as Medicaid) use the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) guidelines to determine who qualifies for coverage. The table below includes the current income and resource limits someone needs to meet to qualify for Medicaid and Medicare Savings … Read More

Medicare Part B Premium for Higher-Income Retirees – 2018

The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 provides a framework for Medicare Part B Premium for Higher-Income Retirees. Medicare Part B covers physician services, outpatient services, and some home health and preventive services. It is financed in part … Read More

Medicare Changes in 2018 – Premiums and Costs

The post below describes 2018 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 2018 Medicare changes in 2018 for Part A include: Part A … Read More

Medicare Annual Enrollment Period 2017

The Medicare Annual Enrollment Period 2017 (AEP 2017) will begin in 3 days. It starts on October 15th and will run through December 7th, 2016. It is the busiest time of year for Medicare clients – the only time you … Read More

Medicare Enrollment Periods and their Overlapping

According to Medicare rules, you are not allowed to enroll or disenroll in different parts of Medicare (Part A, Part B, Part C, and Part D) whenever you want. Rather, there are 6 different enrollment periods in relation to the … Read More

Medicare and Current Employer Insurance

To answer on the question “Medicare and Current Employer Insurance – How it works?” you need to know first whether Medicare is primary or secondary insurance. If Medicare is primary, then it pays the bills first, up to the limit … Read More