5 Million Estimated Lost Health Insurance Due to Unemployment: Looks low

An Early Look at the Potential Implications of the COVID-19 Pandemic for Health Insurance Coverage (click here to read).Commonwealth Fund…

How to Understand Medicare Bills: An Example from Urgent Care

I Was in a Knife Fight… The kitchen knife won (I’m boring, have never been in a physical fight with…

Medicare Beginner’s Corner: When To Start Planning

Two YearsThat’s two years prior to the earliest of two dates. Turning 65 Date that you intend to retire from…

Medicare Advantage: Can you believe the advertisements and commercials?

Medicare Advantage is Large, and Getting Larger There are well over 20MM Medicare Advantage policyholders nationwide. The issue is that…

Rick Cameron: Healthcare Consultant & Medicare Beneficiary

Special Guest: Rick Cameron, Healthcare Consultant and Medicare Enrollee We discussed his specific case, and then went on to discuss…

Working at a Large Employer and Medicare: Don’t Assume…

Working at a Large Employer Has Usually Meant No Changes, But Now… The world evolves, the comparisons have changed, and…

Working at a Small Employer and Medicare: Getting More Challenging

Medicare is Usually Superior to Small-Employer Health Insurance There are a number of reasons. a. The gross premium (full price)…

Taxes, ACA Subsidies and Medicare: An Unsavory Soup

The fact is that your health insurance premiums can be higher (under the ACA OR Medicare), if your income is…

Fixing Medicare Enrollment Problems

January 1 – March 31 is a period that: a. You can enroll in Medicare A & B if you…

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This Happens (Ugh): Incomplete Examination of Medicare Options

This Happens. Ugh. Maximize Your Medicare lists a set of Special Enrollment Periods, which I…

Medicaid and Extra Help Have No Calendar

Every year, the way that Extra Help and Medicaid interact changes. This year is no…

The ACA (and Medicare) War is Here

Special Edition of the Maximize Your Medicare Newsletter: The ACA (and Medicare) War is Here…

The ACA (and Medicare) War: Truths and Myths

The ACA is a tax. 100% true. Let's be clear: the ACA is a tax.…