Good News! Social Security and Medicare Outlook Is Better Than Projected Last Year

Q. Inflation seems to be having a huge effect on everything. From the price of food in grocery stores to the amount we are spending to fill our cars with gasoline, we’re all being affected in many ways. I’m concerned and afraid to … [Read more...]

An 11-Year Fight Ends in Right to Appeal Hospital Observation Status Classifications

Andrew Roney, 70, spent three days in a hospital for an intestinal infection, and to his surprise, he got hit with a bill of $5,000. He had Medicare Part A hospitalization coverage and assumed it would cover his hospital stay. The … [Read more...]

2022 Key Elder Law Dollar Amounts

Q. Every year, the Farr Law Firm releases the newest figures for Medicaid, Medicare, and Social Security. I was wondering if they are available this year and if you can provide a summary of changes for these programs. Thanks for … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: What’s the Deal with the Donut Hole in 2022?

Dear Angel,   This year, the 2022 Medicare and You handbook didn’t include all the information regarding the Medicare Part D deductibles and the “Donut Hole.” What am I missing? Thanks for your help!   Missy … [Read more...]

2022 Changes to Medicare

Q. I understand that Medicare’s Open Enrollment began last week and will go until early December. Before I make any decisions. I was wondering if you could tell me about any changes to Medicare that are going to occur in 2022. … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: What’s the Deal with the Donut Hole in 2022?

Dear Angel, This year, the 2022 Medicare and You handbook didn’t include all the information regarding the Medicare Part D deductibles and the “Donut Hole.” What am I missing? Thanks for your help! Missy … [Read more...]

Navigating Medicare? We Can Help!

Medicare Open Enrollment started this past Friday, October 15, and goes until December 7, 2021. Whether you're turning 65 or renewing your plan, we can now help you with the cumbersome and challenging Medicare process and Open … [Read more...]

What the New Outlook for Social Security and Medicare Means for You

Each year the Trustees of the Social Security and Medicare trust funds report on the current and projected financial status of the two programs. The new 2021 annual report was just released and on a positive note, the pandemic has … [Read more...]

Be Vigilant: Medicare Won’t Alert You When You Become Eligible for Part B

Sarah celebrated her 64th birthday in October of 2020, meaning she will be 65 this year and eligible for Medicare. Luckily, she is aware that she must enroll or face the consequences of delaying enrollment. She needs to remember … [Read more...]

Special Edition: Unhappy with Your Medicare Advantage Plan? Today is the Last Day to Make Changes or Go Back to Original Medicare!

Medicare Advantage enrollees who are dissatisfied with their plan have until today to switch into another plan or to go back to Original Medicare and, if needed, buy a prescription drug plan.   The Medicare Advantage … [Read more...]

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