Renewing Your Medicare Plan

While you do not need to renew your Medicare coverage, it is a good idea to review your coverage annually.This typically holds true for Original Medicare, Prescription Drug Program plans and Medicare Advantage plans. As long as you keep paying your premiums, your...

Medical Power of Attorney

A power of attorney is a legal document allowing you to appoint another person to make health, property, financial, and other legal decisions on your behalf.Choose this individual carefully. Whoever you select to manage your finances could play an important role in...

Introduction to Health Insurance

Health insurance (sometimes called health coverage) pays for some or all of the cost of the health services you receive, like doctors’ visits, hospital stays, and visits to the emergency room. It helps keep your health care costs predictable and affordable. You may...

How EPIC Works With Medicare Low-Income Programs

EPIC (Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage) is the New York State Pharmaceutical Assistance Program (SPAP). EPIC is available to New York State residents who are 65 or older and have annual incomes below $75,000 if single and $100,000 if married. EPIC provides...

Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage (EPIC) Program Overview

EPIC (Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage) is the New York State Pharmaceutical Assistance Program (SPAP) that helps older adults with Medicare pay for prescription drug costs. EPIC is available to New York State residents who:Are 65 years or olderHave annual...