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Shop Smart For Medicare

Now’s your once-a-year opportunity to save money on Medicare. It’s the “Medicare Annual Enrollment Period” from October 15 to December 7 — your chance to review your Medicare choices and make changes for next year. “This is the time of year when everyone on Medicare can reevaluate features of their contracts to see if they’re getting the best coverage […]

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What Do Medicare & The Grateful Dead Have In Common?

Need proof that Baby Boomers are getting older? Look no further. Fifty years ago, both Medicare and the Grateful Dead got their start. “Today, all the surviving members of that famous San Francisco band are eligible for Medicare,” says medical consultant Katy Votava, who advises clients on health care strategies. It may be hard to picture Deadheads […]

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Turning 65? Here’s Tips For Enrolling In Medicare

Several clients turning 65 have questions about when they should enroll in Medicare. That’s a common concern for people nearing retirement age. The Initial Enrollment Period Let’s say your birthday is November 15, and you’re turning 65. You have a seven-month window to enroll. Your Initial Enrollment Period (or IEP) to enroll in Medicare Parts A […]

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