Posts Categorized: Medicare Supplemental Insurance

Medicare alphabet soup! Ready to learn your A, B, C–and D’s?

There are four Parts to the Medicare law. Part A: Covers inpatient hospitalization; Skilled Nursing Facility; Home Health Care; Hospice. Part B: Covers pretty much everything else that is not covered by Part A, such as doctor visits, lab work, X-rays, ambulance and emergency room. Exception: Prescription drugs are covered by Part D. Part C:… Read more »

How to get Medical Coverage While Traveling Outside the U.S.

      Summertime is the peak travel season when many people choose to vacation outside the United States. Naturally, you’ll buy your airline tickets, pack your suitcase, and bring your passport. While you’re at it, don’t forget to consider how you’ll pay for medical emergencies that may occur while traveling abroad. While Original Medicare… Read more »

Medicare Plan Termination by Rocky Mountain Health Plans is Golden Opportunity

“Bad News? — Not Really!” You may know some of the over 700 individuals in Northern Colorado that might feel they received some bad news in the last two weeks… a letter notifying them that Rocky Mountain Health Plans (RMHP) will terminate their Cost-plan Medicare policies in Northern Colorado effective January 1, 2018. In reality,…

Medicare Choices Open Up in October

Medicare open enrollment season is right around the corner. Beginning October 15th and ending December 7th, open enrollment provides Medicare beneficiaries with several choices. The two main decisions to make are whether to couple a Medicare Supplement with Original Medicare or opt for one of the newer Medicare Advantage Plans.   Medicare Supplement: Also known…