Medicare 2021

A new year often brings adjustments to Medicare.

See if any forthcoming changes might affect your benefits.

Medicare 2021 FAQ’s

What Is the Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period?

  During the Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period (MA OEP), you can switch from your Medicare Advantage Plan (excluding Medical Savings Accounts, cost plans, and PACE) to another Medicare Advantage Plan or to Original Medicare with or without a stand-alone...

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How Do Star Ratings Work?

Whether you’re new to Medicare or just exploring your options for the next annual open enrollment period, choosing the best Medicare coverage for your needs can take a fair amount of research. Often, you’ll want to compare costs and coverage options among the various...

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How Does the Medicare Plan Finder Work?

The Medicare Plan Finder is an online tool that helps you look up and compare plans in your area. To access the Medicare Plan Finder, visit www.medicare.gov. Plan Finder gives you the option to do either a personalized search or a basic search.  The personalized...

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What Do Medicare Advantage Plans Offer?

Some Medicare Advantage Plans cover services that are not covered by Original Medicare.Common supplemental benefits include:  Dental care.  Vision care.  Hearing aids. Starting in 2019, Medicare Advantage Plans were granted more flexibility in the supplemental...

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Who Is Eligible to Purchase Medigap Plan C or Plan F?

As a result of federal legislation, individuals who were newly eligible for Medicare on or after January 1, 2020, cannot purchase Medigap Plan C or Plan F (including the Plan F high deductible option). This is because, after January 1, 2020, this law prevented...

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