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How Many Medicare Advantage Plans Are There?

Over recent years, Medicare Advantage (Part C) plans are becoming an increasingly popular option for Medicare beneficiaries. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, 48% of eligible Medicare beneficiaries were enrolled in these plans as of 2022. That popularity has resulted in continued increases in the number of Medicare Advantage plans available to Medicare beneficiaries –…

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Who Qualifies for Medicare Advantage Plans?

If you’ve been browsing through Medicare plans, you’ve probably heard about Medicare Advantage plans. You might be wondering who qualifies for Medicare Advantage plans and whether these increasingly popular plans would suit your health care needs. In this guide, we’ll help you understand if you’re eligible for a Medicare Advantage plan. We’ll also give you…


Medicare Fall Open Enrollment Period Basics

There are various Medicare enrollment periods throughout the year each with its own purpose and benefits. The Medicare Open Enrollment Period(OEP), which lasts from Oct. 15 through Dec. 7 each year, is the most widely used enrollment period to enroll in, make changes to, or dis-enroll from Medicare Advantage (Medicare Part C) and Prescription Drug…

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Understanding Medicare Income Limits and Cost-Saving Programs

Medicare is a vital healthcare program that provides coverage for millions of individuals in the United States. However, the costs associated with Medicare can vary based on your income level. In this article, we will explain the Medicare income limits and how they impact the premiums for Medicare Part B and Part D. Additionally, we…


Five Things To Know About Medicare Advantage Networks

Networks are often a confusing topic for beneficiaries of any type of insurance. When it comes to Medicare, one of the more popular options is Medicare Advantage (Part C). Unlike Original Medicare (Parts A & B), the private insurers that offer Medicare Advantage plans contract with health provider networks. This can result in cost savings…

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When Should I Change My Medicare Plan?

Changing your health insurance coverage, particularly with Medicare, can seem overwhelming due to the variety of plan types available. These range from Original Medicare to Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement, each with distinct costs, benefits, and coverage levels. However, if you’re thinking of switching your Medicare plan, there are several key factors to consider before…

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