I hope you’ve got your ears on today! Medicare Annual enrollment is happening now and will continue through Dec. 7. If you are currently on Medicare, this is the time to make changes to your plan, if you want to. That means you’ll need information to decide if the plan you are on is right for you.
Now that I’m in my 57th year, I have a ton of slightly older peers who are making the move out of the workforce to semi- or fully retired status.
Choice is a good thing right? But sometimes choice can seem overwhelming. One of the most common things I hear when talking to people about Medicare – What do I choose? For older Americans moving on to Medicare, there are a lot of choices: Original Medicare, Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement…
Every two weeks, I have the distinct pleasure of speaking to a group of Blue Cross’ newest hires in a class we call Health Insurance 101. The crux of the lesson is a simple one: What’s the point of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana? Why are we here?
Every year, tens of thousands of my friends and neighbors here in Louisiana turn 65 years old, thus “aging in” to the Medicare program. They will be joining over 55 million Americans already in the program.
Today, 50 years after it was signed into law, what we call “Medicare” may be the most misunderstood program the government has. Since the annual “Open Enrollment” for the Medicare Advantage (MA) market just began, I thought this was a great time to review a few things about Medicare.