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Need more than just Medicare A and B?

Yes you need more than just Medicare A and B! Here is an example of why: Let's say you only have original Medicare (A and B) and you fall and get hurt. You could end up using an ambulance to get to the hospital. For the ambulance cost alone you will pay 20% of that

2021-02-25T15:13:41-08:00February 25th, 2021|

Understanding the Difference between Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement Plans

The difference between Medicare Advantage & Supplement Plans can be confusing. Medicare Supplement Plans Medicare Supplement Plans pay whenever Medicare A and/or B pays its portion of the bill first. Often this is the hospital deductible for each hospital stay, the skilled nursing care benefit co pay, or the 20% that Medicare doesn’t cover for

2021-02-09T14:06:03-08:00February 9th, 2021|

Do You Have a Medicare plan that fits your lifestyle?

I recently had a client that emailed me, thanking me for helping them find a Medicare plan that fits their lifestyle. From the email: "Just want to say thank you for your help in making sure we had the right type of plan for our life style. We are back in (State) visiting our daughter

2021-01-08T10:34:17-08:00January 6th, 2021|

Medicare help for Central Washington Seniors

I am Washington state raised.  I grew up in the Lynnwood area and then went on to college at Central Washington University in Ellensburg.  There I not only feel in love with my wife, but feel in love with the Central Washington Region.  Soon after we made Yakima our home.  We love the pace of

2020-12-17T12:20:05-08:00December 17th, 2020|

Medicare Advantage changes are still available

We are almost done with the Medicare Annual Enrollment period (last day is Dec. 7th).  I know you got bombarded with ads on TV and mailers saying you only had until December 7th for changes. Often people don't know that there is still the Medicare Advantage Extended Open Enrollment Period:  January 1st - March 31st. 

2020-12-05T16:44:41-08:00December 5th, 2020|

Medicare Supplement Plans in Washington State

Medicare Supplement plans can be changed year round in Washington State.  Did you know that in the state of Washington you can change your Medicare supplement plan anytime during the year?   Not every state has this opportunity.  Here are some possible reasons you may have for wanting to change your plan.  You get a notice

2020-12-05T18:00:58-08:00November 28th, 2020|

Medicare Part D – AVOID the penalty

Avoid the mistake of having a penalty for life due to the lack of Medicare Part D (prescription) coverage.  When you sign-up for your Medicare, you need to sign-up for a drug plan, even if you currently don't take any medications.   If you don't, then later in life when you need a drug plan

2020-12-05T17:38:50-08:00November 16th, 2020|
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