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Medicare in the Time of COVID-19: Here’s What You Need to Know

January 14th, 2021

By Lindsay Engle for the NABBW It’s been almost a year since the COVID-19 pandemic began, and just as you’ve had to adjust parts of your life to protect yourself and your family, Medicare has also had to modify their coverage. The goal of this article is to help you, as a Medicare beneficiary, to know what changes and modifications the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have made. Increased Access to Telehealth Services First and probably most significant, Medicare has temporarily increased coverage for telehealth services. Telehealth includes telemedicine, or remote... Read More

2021 Medicare Changes and Important Dates: What Beneficiaries Need to Know

September 10th, 2020

Special to the NABBW By Lindsay Engle, Medicare Expert, MedicareFAQ With the Medicare Open Enrollment period quickly approaching, current and newly eligible beneficiaries will see a variety of changes that could impact their coverage for the 2021 calendar year, including budget updates and a reduction in drug costs among others. It is critical that all beneficiaries keep a close eye on important dates and educate themselves on their options in order to make the best decision for their individual needs. However, navigating these choices can be overwhelming. The following article will provide information... Read More

The Truth About The Top Five Industry Myths Regarding Medicare

July 24th, 2018

By Lindsay Engle for the NABBW Medicare has been in existence for over 50 years, but there are still plenty of myths concerning the program. Created in 1965, Medicare was intended to make health care accessible for Americans over age 65. The program continues today, and offers many benefits to seniors. Have you been led to believe any of these common myths about Medicare? Everyone Pays the Same for Medicare Most Medicare enrollees will not have to pay a premium for Part A. Part B’s premium is $134. However, these amounts can vary depending on a number of factors including your income, how long... Read More