My Latest Comments on thestreet.com’s Retirement Daily

I am a regular expert contributor to Bob’s subscription site. I am interviewed here, discussing the BENES Act, as it appears on thestreet.com (Booyah!) Thanks to Bob Powell, as always. You can follow him on Twitter: (https://www.twitter.com/@RJPIII). You can...

BENES Act Could Help Solve Some Medicare Enrollment Issues

The BENES Act  (S. 1280/H.R. 2477) has been in the works since 2018. It is meant to address problems with enrolling in Medicare Part B. 760,000 pay a late enrollment penalty for Part B, according to estimates. The BENES Act would: Send notices to beneficiaries about...

Medicare’s General Enrollment Period

If you are NOT currently enrolled in Medicare Part A and/or B… What you can do: Enroll in Medicare Part A and/or Part B, to be effective on July 1, 2017 Enroll in Medigap, effective on July 1, 2017 Enroll in a Medicare Advantage plan, beginning on April 1, 2017,...

MYM Podcast 40: Don’t Trust the Billing Department & GEP

This Happens: billing departments, patient advocates, Division on Aging (MAPP) don’t have the correct, updated information. This is particularly worrisome, since many patients rely on this (incorrect) information. Also, the General Enrollment Period ends on...