Tag Archives: Medicare

Raising the Medicare age….to 67

As bipartisan talks between Republicans and Democrats continue in Washington regarding Medicare and budget deficits, two senators are proposing something unique or let’s just say, ‘out-of-the-box’.  Case in point: Sen. Joseph Lieberman, I-Conn., & Republican Sen. Tom Coburn of Oklahoma … Continue reading

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Medicare and both political parties proposals

As the U.S. reached a $14.3 trillion debt, and is maxed out on its credit limit, both Republicans and Democrats continue to look for ways in negotiating bipartisan proposals to solve our nation’s debt crisis.  While the House Republican plan … Continue reading

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How Are We Doing? Please Give us Some Feedback!

With nearly thirty years in the health insurance brokerage business, we have consistently provided our clients with great customer service, and the help they need to choose the best health plans for them and at the price they deserve.  We … Continue reading

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California stops paying cost avoidance Medicare Part B premiums for Medicare eligible Medi-Cal applicants

Effective as of April 1, 2011, the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) will stop paying cost avoidance Medicare Part B premiums for Medicare eligible Medi-Cal applicants and beneficiaries.  This is unless beneficiaries meet their Share of Cost (SOC) in … Continue reading

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Medicare and the GOP Budget Plan

There has been much debate between the GOP budget plan as a credible plan to save Medicare as we know it today versus Democrats’ charge of the plan as nothing more than a disservice against the elderly in our nation.  … Continue reading

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Affordable Care Act working for Medicare recipients; $40M saved in doughnut hole

Today, the Obama administration announced that Medicare beneficiaries, particularly Seniors, have saved $40 million in brand-name drug costs under healthcare reform.  In addition, about 4 million seniors who were in the Medicare drug coverage gap in 2010 have received their … Continue reading

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Videos: What Does Medicare Cost & What are Physician Networks?

Ever wonder what costs are associated with Medicare insurance?  Or have you thought about why some doctors cost more?  Below are two videos which explains the different processes that determine Medicare costs, and how out of network physicians cost more … Continue reading

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