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Do you live in California and Qualify for Dual Eligibility

Double TroubleSometimes, Medicare just isn’t enough to cover medical expenses. It’s a tough situation, but this is the socioeconomic position of many individuals currently in the country. The idea of dual eligibility exists, however, to counteract this in order to make sure people are covered no matter what their background might be. Dual eligibility means that you’re 65 years of age or older as well as meet a certain income minimum for the government to […]

What You Need to Know About your Annual Notice of Change Letter

It’s that time of year again! The 2020 Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) will run from October 15, 2019, to December 7, 2019. During (AEP) you can make changes to various aspects of your coverage. For those enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan or Part D Plan, you should receive your “Annual Notice of Change” (ANOC) shortly (if you haven’t already). This notice gives a summary of any changes in the plan’s cost and coverage […]

How to Unlock Medicare Benefits as a Federal Employee

We encounter many federal employees doubting if they should, or even can, enroll in the Medicare program. Will you lose your Federal Employee Health Benefits (FEHB) if you enroll in Medicare? Do you really need Medicare if you have FEHB? Let us put your mind at ease. Even as a federal employee you are still eligible to enroll in the Medicare program…and we highly recommend that you do! There are still some decisions you need […]

9 Free Medicare Services

The hustle and bustle of the holidays are starting to subside, and you may have questions about your current health status. If you were one of the millions of Medicare Beneficiaries who took advantage of this last Annual Enrollment Period, your new plan should have taken effect on January 1st. Now is the time to take advantage of some of the free Medicare services offered to you. These preventive screenings can help you to stay […]

Glaucoma Medicare Coverage: What You Need to Know

Glaucoma is such a gradual deterioration that many people don’t detect this disease until it’s advanced stages. It is important to understand how to use your Medicare benefits when it comes to eye care. The best way to prevent and detect glaucoma and other eye diseases is to have regular comprehensive eye exams. While there is no cure for this damage to the optic nerve, there are many treatments that can slow the deterioration of […]