How to Budget For Medicare Costs While Planning Your Retirement

Do not forget to add health care costs into your retirement planning. First of all, have you thought about your health care needs when you retire? Like most people planning their retirement roadmap you may have underestimated the costs of health care as you age. If you qualify, Medicare Part A is free and does cover some level of hospitalization. Consequently, there are many aspects of … [Read more...]

Are Your Preventative Care Needs Covered by Medicare?

Preventative tests and screening services are covered under the Medicare Part B plan. Preventative care is an important part of your health and disease prevention journey. Medicare Part B covers preventive services. This includes screenings, vaccines, and counseling. Consult with your doctor to determine if you meet the requirements for a preventative care service. Your plan’s coverage rules … [Read more...]

Learn About The New Medicare Cards

Starting April of this year, 2018, those who are on Medicare will receive a new Medicare card. The new Medicare card is designed to help improve your security and protect your identity. Therefore, your new cards will include a Medicare number (that is unique to you). Also, all your benefits and coverage will stay the same. In addition, another change you will see on the new cards is the … [Read more...]

How to Find the Right Medicare Adviser

At 65 you can enroll for medicare for the first time. Your Initial Enrollment Period (IEP) starts three months before your 65th birthday, includes your birth month and ends 3 months after your 65th birthday. You have a total of 7 months to enroll in Medicare. Choosing a medicare plan can be a complex and frustrating process that could cost you time and money, if you make mistakes or wrong … [Read more...]

Medicare In California: Southern California Medicare is an independent Orange County (California) Medicare Insurance broker firm. We help you by providing caring, unbiased education and support. Therefore, you can make educated decisions about your Southern California Medicare insurance options. Let’s explore some facts and resources about Medicare in our state, California. Our resources page is also a great place to help answer … [Read more...]

Going on Vacation? Be Sure To “Pack” Your Travel Health Care!

If you are planning a vacation this summer you know there is a lot to do to get yourself ready. Book your tickets, make reservations, pack your suitcase, etc. Have you given any thought to checking to see what your travel health care or medical coverage is where you plan to travel? This can be an easy one to forget, but it is so important. A little bit of research before you go can save you … [Read more...]

Medicare 101: How To Apply For Medicare Insurance

There are Three Ways to Apply For Medicare Insurance Most people don’t realize that there is a local Social Security office where they can go to apply for their Medicare Insurance. Did you also know you can apply online? Take a look at these three options available to you when applying for Medicare. If you have more questions or are ready to get started contact our Medicare experts today. … [Read more...]

Top Ten Medicare Mistakes

We have said this before, but Medicare can be confusing. It’s no wonder people make Medicare mistakes when enrolling or selecting plans. But sometimes these mistakes can end up being costly. AARP has compiled a list of the top ten mistakes made by seniors signing up for Medicare. Some mistakes are easily avoidable. As always, refer to an expert if you have questions or you want the peace of … [Read more...]

Medicare Help and Medicare Enrollment Strategies

Choosing a medicare plan and exploring Medicare enrollment strategies can be a complex and frustrating process that could cost you time and money, if you make mistakes or wrong choices. Medicare is confusing and constantly changing. Therefore, if you decide you need a little help a Medicare insurance agent is a great choice. It’s always a good idea to talk to a Medicare adviser about your … [Read more...]

Medicare Insurance FAQs

Have a question about medicare? Are you new to Medicare? Are you about to become eligible? These Frequently Asked Questions will help you on your quest for the information you need before you enroll. Don’t forget to visit our website for a list of resources to guide and educate you during your journey. If at any time your are feeling overwhelmed or confused we encourage you to give us as … [Read more...]