Medicare and Medicaid Dual Eligibility in 2020
As of 2018, 12. 2 million Americans are dual eligible beneficiaries of Medicare and Medicaid. This equals over 19% of the total Medicare population in that year. 1 Medicare is the federally-administere. . .
Which Medicare Supplement Insurance Plan Is Right For You in 2020?
If you’re eligible for Medicare in 2020, you may be wondering how to find the right Medicare Supplement Insurance (Medigap) plan for your coverage needs. After all, there are 10 different standardi. . .
2020 Medicare IRMAA: Part B and Part D Premium Brackets
The 2020 Medicare IRMAA (Income-Related Monthly Adjusted Amount) is the additional surcharge some higher income earners pay on top of their Medicare Part B and Part D premiums. This IRMAA surcharge i. . .
2020 Social Security Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) and Medicare Costs
Here’s some news from the Social Security Administration (SSA): Monthly benefit payments will increase slightly for Social Security beneficiaries in 2020. The 2020 cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) . . .
Benefit Changes Are Coming to Medicare in 2020
A new year often means a few changes to Medicare. Medicare costs typically fluctuate every year, but how will Medicare benefits change in 2020? Here are a few Medicare benefit changes in 2020 that yo. . .
First-Dollar Coverage Medicare Supplement Plans in 2020
A “first-dollar coverage Medicare plan” refers to a Medicare Supplement Insurance (Medigap) plan that doesn’t require you to first satisfy a deductible before your coverage kicks in. In other w. . .
How to Disenroll or Switch Medicare Plans for 2020 Coverage
The period formerly known as the Medicare Disenrollment Period (MADP) is now referred to as the Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period, which lasts from January 1 to March 31 each year. If you wan. . .
The Annual Election Period (AEP) for 2020 Medicare Enrollment
The 2020 Medicare Annual Election Period (AEP) is sometimes referred to by several names such as the 2020 Annual Enrollment Period or the Fall Medicare Open Enrollment Period. Despite the different. . .
Medicare Open Enrollment Period 2019-2020 Dates & State Eligibility
Having trouble keeping track of your Medicare enrollment dates? You're not the only one. There are several different Medicare enrollment periods that can be easily confused. There's your initial enro. . .
The Top Medicare Supplement Insurance Plans of 2020
The top Medicare Supplement Insurance (also called Medigap) plan for you may depend on your unique coverage needs. The Medicare Supplement plans that offer the most standardized benefits in 2020 (for. . .