Are Seniors Under Medicare Receiving Proper Coverage For Home Based Care?

Are you, or someone you know, currently on or seeking home based care through your Medicare Insurance? Because of your specific Medicare coverage options and/or private insurance plan you may be facing different challenges than others depending on where you live. Therefore, always check with a professional Medicare agent local to your area. experts work with individuals in … [Read more...]

IRS: Tips for Seniors in Preparing and Filing Taxes

The 2017 tax filing due date is coming up! According to the IRS April 18, a Tuesday, is the tax deadline this year. There is no more room for delays or procrastination. The IRS has a great page on their website to help you navigate through some of your tax questions. To  help seniors avoid common filing mistakes the IRS website provides some direction. The site discusses dealing with the … [Read more...]

CMS Finalizes New Medicare and Medicaid Home Health Care Rules

According to the government website ( CMS, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, finalized new Medicare and Medicaid home health care rules. The article, dated 1/9/2017, states the new rules were crafted to allow a better quality of health care for Medicare and Medicaid recipients. Home health care helps seniors live more independently, even with an injury or illness, in … [Read more...]

An Overview of 2017 Medicare Costs

We may be seeing many changes in health care over the next four years. In addition, we will also see changes in 2017 Medicare costs. Every year the cost of Medicare increases. As a result, these increases translate in the form of higher premiums, deductibles, and other expenses. What to expect for 2017 Medicare The official U.S. government site for Medicare outlines an overview for 2017 Medicare … [Read more...]

We Wish You A Merry Christmas And Happy New Year!

Stay healthy and safe this holiday season and new year! The staff is here to help with all of your Medicare needs. Call today! (714) 729-3161 … [Read more...]

Happy Thanksgiving!

Stay healthy and safe this holiday season! The OCMedicare staff is here to help with all of your Medicare needs. Call today! (714) 729-3161 … [Read more...]

How Seniors and Healthcare are Affected by the New Administration

The election is over and a new administration is set to move into the white house. With a new administration always comes change. We talked about what each party’s platform for Medicare and health care reform would likely be here. But what can we expect in the upcoming year(s)? With the result of the election, as well as elected Republican majorities in the House and Senate, there will likely … [Read more...]

Get Ready For Medicare Open Enrollment 2016

Every year Medicare participants have the opportunity to adjust their plans and coverage in the medicare open enrollment period, which starts every year on October 15th and ends on December 7th. By taking advantage of the medicare open enrollment period participants could potentially save hundreds of dollars. Unfortunately, people do not use this time to adjust their plans and miss out on … [Read more...]

Moving Medicare Advantage and Part D Forward (CMS Fact Sheet)

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released this article regarding the future projection for Medicare Advantage and Part D in 2017. Keep yourself informed as we enter the Medicare Open Enrollment period this year! Article Source: Access article here Date: 9/22/16 Since passage of the Affordable Care Act, both Medicare Advantage and the Part D prescription drug … [Read more...]

2016 Presidential Candidates and Medicare

As the election draws near you, a Medicare participant or soon-to-be Medicare participant, need to be sure you educate yourself properly on what the candidate’s positions on Medicare and health reform are. As you plan your retirement you need to make sure you have sufficient medical insurance for your needs. If you haven't thought it through yet, your health and insurance options will be … [Read more...]