Medicare General Information

This blog section contains Medicare general info. For example, we answer commonly asked Medicare question and update you on general Medicare changes. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, you can get Coronavirus tips to stay safe and apply for Medicare Part B from the safety of your home.

Medicare Annual Election Period

When is the Medicare Annual Election Period (AEP), and what can you do? You can make changes to all your Medicare Plans during AEP from October 15 to December 7. For example, you can change your Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement, or Part D drug plan. In particular, you can switch insurance carriers, enroll or disenroll […]

Does Medicare cover Skilled Nursing Facility?

What is a Skilled Nursing Facility? A Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) is where you receive skilled nursing or therapy to treat a hospital-related medical condition. What does Medicare cover in a Skilled Nursing Facility?  Semi-private room Meals Physical Therapy / Occupation Therapy Speech-language pathology services And more! Skilled Nursing Facility benefit period According to, […]

Does Medicare cover Endoscopy?

In this FAQ Friday video, MedicareBob answers the question, “Does Medicare cover endoscopy?” Watch the video and discover Robert Bache’s endoscopy procedure and how his doctor treated an esophagus issue. What is Endoscopy? In the video, Robert Bache’s digestive issue was difficulty swallowing. During Robert’s endoscopy, his doctor treated a narrow esophagus by putting a […]

Medicare Part A hospital deductible

In this FAQ Friday Video, Robert Bache says when you go to the hospital, Medicare charges you Part A hospital deductible. This deductible was $1340 in 2018. In 2020, this deductible is now $1408. You must pay this deductible before Medicare begins to cover your hospital bills. In this MedicareBob video, Robert Bache says, “every […]

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Independent Medicare Insurance Broker

Changing Your Medicare Plan When you work with a Medicare broker, it is easier for you to change your Medicare Plan. For instance, our licensed agents can get your Medicare application approved even if you have certain health conditions. Based on your answers to medical underwriting questions, our agents can recommend Medicare providers who can […]

Switching Medicare Plans

In this FAQ Friday video, find out when you have to medically qualify to switch Medicare Plans. Watch the video and discover when you need to answer medical questions and how the Medicare underwriting process works.  Furthermore, MedicareBob says, “if you are not medically eligible to upgrade, you will not be able to.” In other […]

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 […]

Chiropractors that accept Medicare

How to find Chiropractors that accept Medicare? You can find chiropractors that accept Medicare searching at Physician Compare. Enter your location (City, State) and the search term “chiropractic” for a list of chiropractors near you. When you scroll through the search results, look for the green checkmark to the right of the Chiropractor’s name […]