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Medicare Diabetes Self Management Education Training

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 Diabetes Self Management Education Training

Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program

You can prevent type 2 diabetes with the Medicare diabetes prevention program. If your diabetes screening result is pre-diabetes, Medicare beneficiaries qualify for this proven health behavior-changing program. According to, this program costs you nothing if you meet the following conditions: Pre-diabetes test results: A1C 5.7% to 6.4%, fasting plasma glucose 110-125mg/dL, or 2-hour […]

What does Medicare cover for diabetes?

Medicare does cover diabetes prevention, treatment, and supplies. The 2020 National Diabetes Report published by the CDC estimates the prevalence of diabetes. Among the US population in 2018, 34.2 million people of all ages (10.5%) had diabetes. However, adults with diabetes increased with age. The prevalence of seniors age 65 or older with diabetes is […]

Medicare Advantage

Learn about Medicare Advantage plans

Medicare Advantage Plans Obamacare

Obamacare Changes to Medicare Advantage Plans In January 2014, Obamacare changed Medicare Advantage plans. Chief among these changes were: Advantage plans to be held to a minimum loss ratio of 85% Restructuring Advantage plan funding levels to reduce payments closer to traditional Medicare (i.e. remove the 14% “overpayment”) As a result, the following budget changes […]

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Benefits of Medicare Supplement Plans

Benefits of Medicare Supplement Plans In this MedicareBob video, Robert Bache explains the benefits of Medicare Supplement (Medigap) Plans. Watch the video and discover why people “like” Medigap Plans. Shop Your Medigap Plan You can shop your Medigap Plan by calling Senior Healthcare Direct at 1-855-368-4717. Learn more about Medicare Supplements including who is eligible […]

What are the Benefits to Advantage Plans?

Benefits of Medicare Advantage Plans In this MedicareBob video, Robert Bache explains why people “like” Medicare Advantage Plans. Watch this video and learn 3 benefits of Medicare Advantage Plans. How to Shop Your Advantage Plan At Senior Healthcare Direct you have two options for shopping your Medicare Advantage Plan. First, you can call our office […]

Medigap Mondays

Medicare Supplement plans (Medigap)

Medicare Supplement Plans in Your State

Medigap Plans in your State MedicareBob shares three things you should know about Medicare Supplement (Medigap) plans in your State. You can shop and save today. There is no December 7th deadline. Therefore, you can shop and save all year. The letter of your Medicare Supplement plan determines your coverage benefits (not the insurance carrier). […]

2020 Medicare Supplement Plan and 2020 Medicare Advantage Plan

Medicare Supplement Plan G 2020 Updates

Rate Watch Wednesday

Updates on Medicare Rates Nationwide

Medicare Supplements in Texas

Texas Medicare Supplement Rates Discover Plan G Medicare Supplements rates in Texas from 2019, 2018, and 2013. Find out how these historical quotes compare with today’s prices. Get your quote today with Senior Healthcare Direct at 1-855-368-4717. Rate Watch Videos In these Rate Watch Wednesday videos, Robert Bache shows you Plan G Medicare Supplements rates […]

Ashburn Virginia Medicare Supplement Quotes

Ashburn Virginia Medicare Supplement Quotes In this Rate Watch Wednesday video, Robert Bache shows you Ashburn Virginia Beach Medicare Supplement Quotes in zip code 20147 for Medigap Plan G. Best Price for a Male Senior The best price for a senior male age 65, non-tobacco user in Ashburn Virginia is GPM at $98.73 monthly premium. […]

Medicare Part D

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Coventry Medicare Part D Plan

Coventry’s Medicare Part D Plan Coventry has a Medicare Part D Plan that I just seem to keep recommending, “First Health Part D“. I enrolled 150 Medicare Beneficiaries last month into a Medicare Supplement Plan, and for 70% of those Medicare Beneficiaries, the “First Health Part D Plan” reported back as the most cost-effective drug […]

Obamacare Changes Medicare Part D

Obamacare Changes Medicare Part D: Medicare Beneficiaries that have high drug costs now, are very familiar with what is referred to as the “The Donut Hole”. Coverage Gap or “Donut Hole”: Once a Medicare Beneficiary and the Part D Plan have spent $2,970 on prescription medications, the Beneficiary’s cost increase.  Obamacare is requiring Medciare Part […]