Category Archives: Medicare new policy 2011

Medicare Changes in 2011: Premiums & Free Preventive Screenings.

Most of your health insurance plan changes this year comes from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, signed into law on March 23, 2010.  It is important for seniors to know that there are increases to their monthly premiums … Continue reading

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Medicare recipients in donut hole to see 50 percent discount on brand name drugs in 2011.

Three months ago, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services along with Vice President Joe Biden announced that U.S. drug manufacturers will provide 50 percent discounts on the cost of brand-name prescription drugs for Medicare Part D beneficiaries.  Speaking … Continue reading

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Top 6 tips on choosing the right Medicare Plans

Being enrolled in Medicare today means making important decisions with regards to your health care and prescription drug plans for the coming year.  With major changes stemming from the recent federal health care reform laws, knowing the right Medicare Plan … Continue reading

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Senior Advocacy group concerned about Medicare Part D changes

In a recent online article in Spectrum online by Michael Piekarz, he points out the legitimate concerns of The Senior Citizens League (TSCL), a notable nationwide senior advocacy group, with regards to the new federal government policy on Medicare Part … Continue reading

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