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Q&A: Why pay for a supplement when there are $0 options and I only see a doctor once a year?

By Elie Harriett   |  January 12, 2017

Another question from our ever evolving line of Q&A's.

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Reminder: Annual Election Period Begins Today

By Elie Harriett   |  October 1, 2016

Just a quick reminder to all our readers that the time to begin looking for new Medicare begins today. Contact us for assistance in learning about the plans available to you for next year.

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Do I Change My Insurance? A Guide for Surviving This Year's Enrollment Period

By Elie Harriett   |  September 23, 2016

Every year, Medicare gives you the opportunity to change certain insurance plans. But do you need to act? Here's a handy guide on what you should look at this year.

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Medicare's Coverage of Preventative Services

By Elie Harriett   |  August 17, 2016

Brief description of how Medicare covers some commonly requested preventative services.

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Drug Costs Too High?

August 3, 2016

Some ways you can reduce your Prescription Drug costs.

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Diabetes and Medicare: What is Covered and How?

By Elie Harriett   |  July 20, 2016

One of the most expensive diseases affecting older Americans today is diabetes. Learn about what Medicare pays for and how to get more information.

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Medicare and Health Insurance: The Traveller's Dilemma

By Elie Harriett   |  June 29, 2016

Will your insurance work when you travel? Good question. Here's the ins and outs of using your insurance when you go out of town.

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Medicare and the ACA's "Minimum Essential Coverage"

By Elie Harriett   |  June 20, 2016

How does Medicare meet the ACA's requirement of Minimum Essential Coverage? This brief article explains.

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Find a Doc

By Elie Harriett   |  June 2, 2016

When you are sick, the key to getting better is having a great doctor. Here is some information on selecting a doctor based on the insurance you have.

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More FAQ's You Should Ask

By Elie Harriett   |  May 4, 2016

Here are a list of 5 more common questions you should seek out answers to when choosing an insurance plan.

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Will My Doctor Take It?

By Elie Harriett   |  April 15, 2016

One of the most common things we get asked by clients and potential clients alike is that all-important question, "will my doctor take this insurance?" Here we explain what kind of insurance is taken by which doctors.

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Paying too Much for Medicare? Reduce Your Premiums!

By Elie Harriett   |  March 29, 2016

Some people are being charged higher Medicare premiums than others due to reported income from two years ago. If you have recently experienced a decline in your income, here are some possible ways to avoid the Medicare adjustment.

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FAQ's You Should Ask

By Elie Harriett   |  March 4, 2016

Normally, before a person makes a decision, they read a list of frequently asked questions (FAQ's). However, there's a list of questions people SHOULD ask but don't. Here's a list of 5 FAQ's to ask.

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When Figuring A Prescription Plan, It's the Little Things That Matter

By Elie Harriett   |  February 17, 2016

Here are some little things you can do to ensure you get an accurate result in finding a prescription drug plan each year.

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Your Medicare Number: What Do Those Letters Mean?

By Elie Harriett   |  February 4, 2016

One of the things that perplex our clients most are the letters on a client's Medicare card. Here's a brief description of the most common Medicare numbers and what the letters mean.

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Medicare Cost Changes for 2016

By Elie Harriett   |  January 12, 2016

Medicare recently Every year, Medicare's deductibles and cost sharing change a bit. Here is a breakdown of these changes for the coming year.

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Medicare Premiums for 2016

By Elie Harriett   |  December 14, 2015

A breakdown of the premiums for Medicare Part B in 2016, who pays more, who pays less, and why.

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Some Projected Medicare Costs for 2016: A Moment of Clarity and Sanity

By Elie Harriett   |  August 6, 2015

The Medicare Trustee Report was recently published and shows some high increases for several Medicare costs going into 2016. This explains what the costs are projected to be at this time, and who it might affect. And why most people shouldn't panic.

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Welcome to our blog

By Elie Harriett   |  June 5, 2015

Welcome to mymedicareinsider.com!

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