My Medicare Journey: Part of a Pretty Cool Club
What I really learned while meeting all my fellow seniors was just how many of us there are, and it really felt like we’re all members of a pretty cool club!
My Medicare Journey: After the Storm
Hurricane Ian barreled onto Southwest Florida’s shores, and like many of you, my home and property took a beating, but I along with my friends and loved ones all survived the storm.
Medicare Advantage Plans Now Cover Close to Half of Beneficiaries
According to a new analysis by the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF), more than half of Americans who get their hospital and medical coverage through Medicare will soon be enrolled in Medicare Advantage (MA). In Florida, 56% of all Medicare beneficiaries in the state are already enrolled in Medicare Advantage.
New Medicare Advantage Supplemental Benefits
Beneficiaries in Medicare Advantage plans may now have new supplemental benefits that will enhance care: Modifications to help keep seniors safe in their homes, like wheelchair ramps, stair rails or grab bars Medically-approved non-opioid pain management alternatives like therapeutic massages Transportation to help patients get to doctors’ visits or grocery store More in-home support services […]
Fewer Seniors Have Retiree Health Insurance
The Kaiser Family Foundation has been tracking trends in employer-sponsored health coverage, and has documented a significant drop in the share of large employers (200+ workers) offering retiree health coverage, from 66 percent in 1988 to 23 percent in 2015.
More User-Friendly Medicare Website Unveiled
The recently unveiled new Medicare.gov consumer website makes it easier to compare, choose, and understand Medicare coverage. Based on public feedback, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) unveiled several updates to the Medicare.gov website that make it easier for the millions of people who use it to navigate and access information to compare […]