Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Medicare: Even Rocket Scientists Can Find Understanding It Convoluted and Confusing. To the Rescue: “Medicare 101”

April 9th, 2015

By Becky Feola NABBW’s Associate for Assisted Living and Caregiving The program Medicare is easily one of the most recognized senior benefits in our nation. However, it can be confusing and many people don’t understand the basics of how the program works. Below is an overview that should give some clarity and guidance if your loved one ever needs care. Medicare is the federal health insurance program for people who are 65 or older or those who may be younger but have certain disabilities, and people suffering from End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure that requires dialysis or a... Read More

Medicare Enrollment Just Days Away: Obamacare Impact, Tips

October 3rd, 2013

Time to Choose a Medicare Coverage Plan – What You Don\’t Know May Cost You By Ross Blair, Senior Vice President, eHealthMedicare.com Fall is a big time for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) — and if you are over 65, you might be confused about what that means for your Medicare benefits. This year, the enrollment periods for “Obamacare” and Medicare overlap, which may have you wondering if one is related to the other. The simple answer is no. Medicare is the federal health insurance program for people 65 or older. It also helps with coverage for certain younger people with disabilities... Read More