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Medicare Covers Cardiovascular Disease Screenings

In this MedicareBob Wellness Wednesday video, Robert Bache explains how Medicare covers cardiovascular disease screening. Robert says, “Medicare allows you to do a very basic cardiovascular screening with your doctor for free.” Medicare.gov calls this Cardiovascular behavioral therapy. It covers an annual visit with your primary care doctor. As Robert says in his video, “you […]

United Airlines Coronavirus

United Airlines Coronavirus

The coronavirus has caused turbulent times for United Airlines and the airline industry. The rise of COVID-19 cases, currently over 7 million in the US, has stalled its recovery. Read this article to discover which jobs United Airlines plans to cut and how a Medicare plan can help. On September 2, 2020, CNBC reports: United […]

Diabetes Self Management Education

Diabetes Self Management Education The American Diabetes Association reports Diabetes Self Management Education (DSME) improves hemoglobin A1c by up to 1% in people with type 2 diabetes. Furthermore, DSME reduces the onset and advancement of diabetes complications. Moreover, it empowers you to eat healthier, exercise more regularly, and better cope with and manage your diabetes. […]

Medicare Advantage

Learn about Medicare Advantage plans

Medicare Coverage Options

In this FAQ video, Robert Bache explains your Medicare coverage options. Watch the video and discover the two Medicare options you can choose during your annual open enrollment. Medicare Open Enrollment Medicare Open Enrollment also called the Annual Election Period, occurs from October 15 through December 7. According to CMS, this is a period when […]

Is Medicare Supplement or Advantage better?

Which Medicare Plan is better for you? Depending on your situation, Medicare Supplement or Advantage maybe better for you. First, we look at benefits of Medicare Advantage plans and whether this maybe right for you. Then we look at Medicare Supplement plans and who best benefits for them. After reviewing Medicare Advantage and Supplements Plans, […]

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Indianapolis Indiana Medicare Supplement Quotes

Indianapolis Indiana Medigap Rates In this Rate Watch Wednesday video, Robert Bache shows you Indianapolis Indiana Medicare Supplement Quotes for Medigap Plan G. In this post, you will discover the best Medicare Supplement quotes for female and male seniors in Indianapolis, Indiana. Call Senior Healthcare Direct at 1-855-368-4717 to get your Medigap quote. Best Price […]

Does Medicare Cover Diabetic Supplies?

Medicare Diabetic Supplies Diabetic supplies covered by Medicare Furthermore, your Medicare Supplement Plan will pay the remaining 20% of diabetic supplies. For example, Medigap Plan F, G, or N will cover the 20% that Original Medicare does not pay.  When can I enroll in Medicare Supplement Plan? Do you have Original Medicare Part A and […]

Morgantown West Virginia Medicare Supplement Quotes

Morgantown West Virginia Medigap Rates In this Rate Watch Wednesday video, Robert Bache shows you Morgantown West Virginia Medicare Supplement Quotes for Medigap Plan G. In this post, you will discover the best 2020 Medicare Supplement quotes for female and male seniors in Morgantown, WV. Call Senior Healthcare Direct at 1-855-368-4717 to get your Medigap […]

Medigap Mondays

Medicare Supplement plans (Medigap)

Switch Medigap Plans

Get a Medigap Plan for less money In this MedicareBob video, Robert Bache explains when you can switch Medigap Plans and save money. Watch the video and find out when you can shop for Medicare Supplement insurance. Moreover, discover how Medicare standardized lettered plans make it easy for you to compare prices. For example, you […]

Does Medicare cover knee replacement?

Medicare Knee Replacement In this Medigap Monday video, Robert Bache answers the question, “Does Medicare supplement plan G cover knee replacement?” Watch the video and discover how Medigap Plan G covers knee replacement. Then continue reading to learn how Medicare Plan G pays for your knee replacement recovery. Moreover, find out about surgical complications and […]

Do Any Medigap Plans Cover Drugs?

Medigap plans do not cover maintenance medications, aka drugs that treat chronic health conditions. All lettered Medigap Plans: A, B, C, D, F, G, K, L, M, and N do not cover prescription drugs. However, your Medigap Plan will cover drugs while an inpatient in a hospital under Part A. Furthermore, your Medigap may pay […]

Rate Watch Wednesday

Updates on Medicare Rates Nationwide

Indianapolis Indiana Medicare Supplement Quotes

Indianapolis Indiana Medigap Rates In this Rate Watch Wednesday video, Robert Bache shows you Indianapolis Indiana Medicare Supplement Quotes for Medigap Plan G. In this post, you will discover the best Medicare Supplement quotes for female and male seniors in Indianapolis, Indiana. Call Senior Healthcare Direct at 1-855-368-4717 to get your Medigap quote. Best Price […]

Medicare Supplement in West Virginia

Find out the Medigap Plan G rates in your zip code by getting a quote with Senior Healthcare Direct.

Morgantown West Virginia Medicare Supplement Quotes

Morgantown West Virginia Medigap Rates In this Rate Watch Wednesday video, Robert Bache shows you Morgantown West Virginia Medicare Supplement Quotes for Medigap Plan G. In this post, you will discover the best 2020 Medicare Supplement quotes for female and male seniors in Morgantown, WV. Call Senior Healthcare Direct at 1-855-368-4717 to get your Medigap […]

Medicare Part D

Learn about Medicare Part D plans

Do Any Medigap Plans Cover Drugs?

Medigap plans do not cover maintenance medications, aka drugs that treat chronic health conditions. All lettered Medigap Plans: A, B, C, D, F, G, K, L, M, and N do not cover prescription drugs. However, your Medigap Plan will cover drugs while an inpatient in a hospital under Part A. Furthermore, your Medigap may pay […]

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Medicare Part D Premium 2021

In a CMS press released dated July 29, 2020, the average Medicare Part D premium for seniors will be approximately $30.50 in 2021. This low Part D premium is the same price from 2013. For example, Robert Bache quotes a 2013 monthly premium of $29.10 for Medicare Part D in Salt Lake County, Utah. Medicare […]

Extra Help Medicare Part D

Do I Qualify for Extra Help? According to SSA.gov, to qualify for Part D Extra Help, you must be receiving Medicare and have limited resources and income. Furthermore, you must reside in one of the 50 States or the District of Columbia. As MedicareBob shows in his video, Extra Help is not available in Puerto […]