Medicare Advantage Plan

Bye Bye Annual Election Period, Hello Annual Disenrollment Period!

The Annual Election Period (AEP) is finally over! Now what? Medicare beneficiaries will have an opportunity to switch from a Medicare Advantage plan back to Original Medicare.  This event is called the Annual Disenrollment Period and runs from January 1st through February 14th 2018.  Why do we have this period? Medicare Advantage plans have networks, […]

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How Medicare Advantage Plan Differs From Other Plan Coverages – Part 1

Medicare Advantage Plans, sometimes called “Part C” or “MA Plans,” are offered by private companies approved by Medicare. If you join a Medicare Advantage Plan, you still have Medicare. You’ll get your Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) and Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) coverage from the Medicare Advantage Plan and not through Original Medicare. Medicare Advantage Plans cover all Medicare […]

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Celebrating YOU & your 65th Birthday!

We know you are getting excited about your 65th Birthday. We also know that good Medicare Part D coverage starts with good planning.  So here at SMG Health we have put together a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) to help you start your planning process and make give you more to celebrate on your 65th birthday!  Answer to Frequently Asked […]

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How Medicare Advantage Plan Differs From Other Coverages – Part 2

Over the next few weeks, we will be going over how the Medicare Advantage Plan differs from other coverages. Our last blog went through the Rules for the Medicare Advantage Plan, with a mention on Medicare Supplement Insurance (Medigap). How Medicare Advantage Plan Differs From Other Coverages – Part 1. In this blog, we will start to take […]

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