Saturday, February 16, 2013
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Much has been published on the internet comparing Arizona Medicare Advantage to Arizona Medicare Supplement Plans. As an independent Medicare Broker in Arizona, it is the most common concern of Medicare Beneficiaries that I run across.
Monday, January 28, 2013
Should I enroll now in Part D or Wait?
Quite often Medicare beneficiaries ask me why they should take out a Part D prescription drug plan when they don’t take any medications. At first glance that is a good question since the Part D plans carry a monthly premium and often times have a deductible. In Arizona Medicare Plans, like most of the country, there is a wide range of premiums to choose from but they all have a premium
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Arizona Medicare Advantage PlansHMO (Health Maintenance Organization) An HMO is a Medicare Advantage plan where, other than emergency, your health care is managed by a primary care physician.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Part D Medicare prescription Drug Plans have helped many seniors afford medications that they may nor have been able to afford previously. However, the Part D coverage does have copays, premiums, deductibles and tiers that can still be quite costly for many beneficiaries on a fixed income
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Medicare Advantage enrollment projected to grow 11 percent
Enrollment in Medicare Advantage, the private insurance segment of the popular U.S. healthcare program for the elderly, is expected to grow 11 percent next year while premiums remain steady, government health officials said on Wednesday.
The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services estimated that 14.5 million people will enroll in Medicare Advantage plans in 2013, based on insurance industry expectations. That is up from 13.1 million people this year.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Arizona offers many choices for Medicare Advantage plans. HMO, PPO, PFFS, POS and SNP are all discussed.
Ralph Dennis is an Independent Medicare Broker in Gilbert Arizona and is licensed in the state of Arizona. Medicare beneficiaries in Arizona have many choices when deciding on a Medicare Advantage plan and it can be a confusing choice. To enroll in an Arizona Medicare HMO you must have Medicare Part A and Medicare Part B, pay your Medicare Part B premium and live in the plans area (such as Maricopa or Pinal county in Arizona)