Do I have to have a supplement plan?

Do I have to have a supplement plan?

I have received my Medicare Card, Part A and Part B. Do I have to have a supplement plan? I have received my Medicare Card, Part A and Part B.  Do I have to have a supplement plan? Original Medicare is coverage managed by the federal government. You generally have to...
What does creditable coverage mean?

What does creditable coverage mean?

What is Credible Coverage? Often a client will ask if he or she can stay on their current coverage with the company they are working with. When this question is asked, the first issue I explain is the need for “creditable coverage”. This comes into play with...
No prescriptions…Do I still need a drug card?

No prescriptions…Do I still need a drug card?

If I don’t take any prescription medicines – do I still need a drug card? Contact Us Medicare offers prescription drug coverage to everyone with Medicare. Individuals entitled to Part A and/or enrolled under Part B are eligible to enroll in Part D plans.  The...
Is Medicare Part B for me?

Is Medicare Part B for me?

If I am working for a group of less than 20 people, do I have to sign up for Medicare Part B? Beneficiaries enrolled in Part B must pay a monthly premium.  In 2017, the standard monthly premium for Part B is $134 (or maybe higher depending upon income); however, most...