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The East Baton Rouge Parish school system has scheduled a series of two-hour seminars over the next month to explain to an estimated 2,900 Medicare-eligible retirees the benefits of switching to a Medicare Advantage plan. In May, the school board
A study found private insurers cherry-pick healthier beneficiaries who cost less to care for, guaranteeing large profits -- although private plans must accept all seniors who choose to enroll, they cherry-pick by selectively recruiting the healthiest
Medicare Advantage Plans Payback Boost Spikes Traffic to Supplemental Insurance Comparison Site , April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services surprised insurers that provide Medicare Advantage plans recently
After a bipartisan push by 160 members of Congress, the U.S. government said Medicare Advantage plans for seniors won't be cut 7 percent to 8 percent in 2014. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, part of the U.S. Department of Health and
We know that as we have begun to live longer, the Medicare population has ballooned and the costs of the program are, by most estimates, unsustainable. We also know that Medicare, despite being a government program, is beloved by America's seniors.
MedicareRx Preferred plan">Q1Medicare Formulary Browser allows users to view any Medicare prescription drug plan’s entire formulary online and to view coverage details for each medication, including the average retail drug price. For example,
If they're happy with their current plan, they need not do anything. But officials urge all to them to re-examine their coverage yearly. "Premiums change, the formularies [lists of covered drugs] change, copays and deductibles change. And peoples'
It can be intimidating, but the payoff for your effort is potential savings of hundreds to thousands of dollars...Americans enrolled in Medicare, the federal health insurance program for people age 65 and older and the disabled, can make changes in
America's seniors to make some difficult and important decisions about one of the most complex, confusing, and costly aspects of their life. This is the once-a-year opportunity for seniors who have Medicare Advantage and Part D prescription drug
29 pm WellPoint, one of the nation's largest health insurers and the parent company of Blue Shield, has withdrawn a Medicare Advantage health plan that enrolled 1,252 persons in Sonoma County, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid.