Medicaid and Extra Help Don’t Have a Calendar 

Every year, the way that Extra Help and Medicaid interact changes. This year is no exception. If you receive Extra Help, the federal program under which you can receive premium and copay relief, there are special, not widely-known factors that come into play. The Part...

Want to Change to Medigap?

I am an expert contributor (one of 5) to an excellent website, called MyMedicareAnswers.com, powered by Humana Inc, and here is the most recent article to that site. If You Want to Change, Now is the TIme to Think Let’s say that your personal situation has...

Expect Higher Medicare Premiums in 2017

“Hold Harmless” Will Become News Again To many, a new phrase entered Medicare beneficiaries’ vocabulary last year. That phrase is “hold harmless.” This single phrase had ripple effects last year, and it is very likely going to be the case again this year.   What...

Nothing from BCBS Michigan yet….

Tick, Tock… It doesn’t change my thought process. I have very specific thoughts for those that are: Turning 65 years old this year, OR have turned 65 after Feb 1, 2016 In good to excellent health and under the age of 70 Over 70 Has a poor health situation...