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May is National Stroke Awareness Month.
According to the National Stroke Association a person suffers from a stroke every 40 seconds in the United States. A stroke happens when there is a block of blood flow […]Read More
Taxes on April 18th
Remember April 15th falls on a Saturday, so taxes aren’t due till Tuesday April 18thRead More
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Funds Veterans Use for Long-Term Care Being Curtailed in 2017
Many Veterans and spouses of veterans receive a special monthly check if they need the “aid & attendance” of another person to live safely and/or need assistance with their personal […]Read More
Medicare Loophole Hurts Those on Medicare
Patient status (in-patient vs. out-patient) impacts how Medicare pays. Beware what billing status a hospital classifies an incoming patient because if it is as “outpatient”, which it often is, Medicare […]Read More
Medicare Advantage Premiums Remain Stable
CMS reports that the average Advantage monthly premium will decrease by $1.19 in 2017. They also cite an increase in supplemental benefits offered by many advantage plans; like dental, vision […]Read More
Forbes: Who Knew That R2D2 Could Sell Insurance?
Contributor Neale Godfrey spoke to TFHA about the effects of technology and how it plays a part in the world of insurance. – Only a hybrid of computers and humans will […]Read More
Read Your Annual Notice of Change!
If you are on Medicare every September, in anticipation of the upcoming annual Medicare enrollment period (October 15 thru December 7), you will receive an Annual Notice of Change for […]Read More
Your Advantage Insurance Card Is Your Medicare Card
As we prepare for the upcoming 2016 Medicare season, I noticed that the most misunderstood fact of last year continues to be that a Medicare Advantage Plan is actually a […]Read More
Why you Need to Know Your Drug Tier
Just a reminder that you should be as diligent when choosing a Medicare Drug Plan as you are when choosing Medicare insurance either an Advantage plan (which includes your drug […]Read More
Happy Birthday, You Qualify For Medicare. Now What?
Neale Godfrey, Contributor for Forbes magazine recently wrote an article about turning 65 and qualifying for Medicare. In the article she speaks to the questions we all have regarding the […]Read More
WHO NEEDS CRITICAL CARE INSURANCE? YOU!
Americans are surviving major illnesses in record numbers; 75% of people who suffer a heart attack or stroke survive at least three years and many heart attack victims regain 100% […]Read More
There Is at Least One Tax Advantage to Being on Medicare
No need to file any special forms with your tax returns concerning your health care plans. Why? Because you are on Medicare you do not need to prove to the […]Read More
Leave your Advantage Plan (Medicare Part C) and switch to original Medicare
Did you know between January 1st and February 14th you can leave your Advantage Plan (Medicare Part C) and switch to original Medicare. Remember you will only have until February […]Read More
No Increase for Part B Medicare Premiums
Many people did not receive an increase in their Part B Medicare premiums because they were on Social Security and legally Medicare cannot increase their premiums more than the cost […]Read More