The Medicare Moment

Medicare Minute January 2018

Special Needs Plans! By David S. Edge Did you know that there are special Medicare Advantage plans for folks who have chronic conditions? They are called Special Needs Plans or SNPs for short. If you have diabetes, End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD), or congestive heart...

Medicare Minute December 2017

Dental and Medicare! By David S Edge   Most of you know by now that Medicare plans do not cover dental. But there are some ads on TV and in print that advertise “Includes Dental” with this plan! Wow, that’s great! But we need to read the fine print. Some Medicare...

Medicare Minute November 2017

Creditable Coverage!   By David S Edge Many folks think it’s OK to not get Medicare A&B health coverage when they turn 65. Under certain circumstances they are right, but under other circumstance,  they are wrong and can end up with a lifetime penalty! When you turn...

Medicare Minute October 2017

Saving Money on my Prescription Drugs! By David S Edge Bernice has been a client for years, and like a good team player, she waits for her contact from us to remind her to check her Part D prescription drug plan which will ensure that she is on the most appropriate...

Medicare Minute September 2017

Preventative Services… What’s Covered? By David S Edge We get inquiries from clients many times a week with questions about what’s covered by Medicare. The list is long and very comprehensive. The catch…….some services are limited as to how many of something you can...

Medicare Minute August 2017

  Introductory Medicare Doctor Visit and Yearly Wellness Check By David S Edge When you sign up for Medicare you are eligible for an “Introduction to Medicare” visit to your Primary Care Doctor. There are certain items and procedures that are covered in this visit....

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