Will I Lose My Medigap Plan F Coverage In 2020?

As a Medicare recipient, you’ve likely heard that Plan F, offered through Medicare Supplement Insurance, will not be offered to new Medicare enrollees starting in 2020. While it’s true, Plan F and Plan C will no longer be available for new Medigap enrollees, seniors who already have these plans will be able to keep their coverage. Will […]

How Does Foreign Travel Work With Medicare Supplement?

For many seniors, travel is an exciting part of a retirement plan. Whether you’re planning a continuous exploration of faraway lands or a simple one-week trip abroad, foreign travel is a reality for many after leaving the nine-to-five lifestyle behind. But, what about your health care needs? Will your Medicare coverage come with you on […]

Is Medicare Advantage a Good Deal?

Medicare Advantage (MA or Part C), is a popular alternative to traditional Medicare. Since 2010, enrollment increased 71 percent, with as many as one in every three eligible seniors today choosing an Medicare Advantage plan over Original Medicare. Understanding this option is a critical step in managing health care into retirement.  Here are some things to consider, […]

COBRA and Medicare—What You Should Know

If you receive health insurance benefits through work, you may have heard about COBRA coverage. COBRA helps people avoid losing their health insurance abruptly during a qualifying event, such as divorce, death, retirement, or leaving a job. With COBRA, you pay for employer provided health benefits to continue for you, your spouse and your dependents […]