Not knowing could cost you, but here’s how to avoid them. For most people aging into Medicare can be stressful. There is so much information targeting 10,000 people every day that are aging into Medicare. Learning how to “Avoid” the most common mistakes can be the difference between having coverage and not having coverage. 1. […]
There are many changes to Medicare for 2017. You are always welcome to call our office toll free 1-855-205-4928 (there never is a charge to ask questions) or go to our website www.smghealthus.com. There you will find our Resource section that has a glossary and Medicare step by step videos. The Government also has a website […]
This time of the year, with the Medicare open enrollment window approaching, brings up many questions. We gathered the top 5 most frequently asked Medicare questions and gave you the basic, bottom line answers. 5 Frequently Asked Medicare Questions Q: When is the best time to buy a Medicare Supplement? A: During your 6 month […]
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 […]
Medicare covers roughly 55 million people age 65 and older, as well as folks with certain disabilities. You may have already known that though, but have you ever wondered how Medicare is funded? Medicare operates through two trust funds which are held by the United States Treasury department. The sole purpose of these funds is […]
How Medicare Advantage Plan Differs From Other 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 […]
Q: When is the best time to buy a Medicare Supplement?
A: During your 6 month open enrollment period. This period automatically starts the month you turn 65 (that’s your birth month) and enrolled in Medicare Part B. Most insurance companies will allow you to purchase a Medicare Supplement up to six months prior to that time as well.
Q: Can an insurance company deny me coverage?
A: NO! When you first turn 65 and…..