Quick Tip: Medicare Part D – Creditable Coverage Disclosure Notice

Rebecca Scandaliato, Vice President of Employee Benefits, addresses the significance of the Medicare Part D Disclosure Notice.

The Medicare Part D Creditable or Non-Creditable Coverage Disclosure Notice needs to be sent out by Employers who sponsor group health plans that offer prescription drug coverage to Medicare-eligible individuals prior to the annual open enrollment period for Medicare Part D that begins on October 15th. This letter notifies Medicare-eligible individuals whether the...

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Medicare Part B Cost and Late Enrollment Penalty

If you don't sign up for Part B when you're first eligible or if you drop Part B and then get it later, you may have to pay a late enrollment penalty for as long as you have Medicare. Your monthly premium for Part B may go up 10% for each full 12-month period that you could have had Part B, but didn't sign up for it.

Usually, you don't pay a late enrollment penalty if you meet certain conditions that allow you to sign up for Part B during a Special Enrollment Period.

Example: Your initial...

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Medicare Open Enrollment: Take Action!

We are about 4 weeks into Medicare's Annual Open Enrollment Period. OEP will end Dec 7th. This is the most crucial time of each year for Medicare beneficiaries. For anyone that has not reviewed their Medicare plan benefits, now is the time to TAKE ACTION! Tom Qualley of Sovereign Select LLC is here to discuss what options a person on Medicare has during OEP, as well as what Sovereign Select offers the Medicare eligible population.

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Medicare and the open enrollment period 11-18-16

On this episode of Disabilities: Issues & Updates, Terrisa Faulkner from Abilities in Motion discusses Medicare and the open enrollment period with Rosa Velez, APPRISE Counselor with Berks Encore. (In English and Spanish)

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Social Security and Medicare June 2017

As you look ahead to retirement, learn about Social Security and Medicare from a Social Security Administration claims specialist through presentation held on campus. Topics include Medicare eligibility, filing procedures, enrollment periods and Social Security benefits in your retirement.

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2016 Medicare Open Enrollment

Act now - Medicare’s open enrollment period is October 15 - December 7.

Now is the time to review your current Medicare plan and make sure it is still the best plan for you. Your current Medicare health and drug plan may have changed in terms of cost, coverage, or providers in network.

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Can I Get Part B When I Turn 65 If I Am Disabled and Have Only Medicare Part A?

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If you are still entitled to disability benefits when you turn age sixty-five, you will not have to apply for Part B.

You will be automatically enrolled in Part B.

You will receive an Initial Enrollment Package containing a new Medicare card showing the Part A entitlement date based on disability and the Part B entitlement date based on your age.

If you are not entitled to disability benefits and Medicare when you turn age sixty-five, then you should contact...

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2015 Medicare Open Enrollment

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#42 I didn't enroll in Part B when first eligible. Can I get an MA plan?

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I did not enroll in Medicare Part B when I was first eligible. I am now eligible to enroll in Part B of Medicare during the General Enrollment Period. Can I enroll in a Medicare Advantage plan when my Part B becomes effective?

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Cornerstone Wealth Medicare Open Enrollment with Scott Grow

Cornerstone's Medicare Specialist, Scott Grow, discusses the 2017 open enrollment period, answers common questions and explains the time extension in South Carolina due to the impact of hurricane Irma.

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Medicare Open Enrollment 2018: Tip 2 Review Plans

Now is the time to do your homework on plans for the upcoming year. Whether this is your first Open Enrollment Period or you are a pro, it pays to shop around every year.

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Choosing a Medicare Plan

It's not too early to start planning for Medicare. Turning age 65 means Medicare takes over your current health plan. While it doesn't pay for all visits, you can add on extra parts to fill any gaps. Together, all of these pieces act like the safety net you have today. https://connect.bcbstx.com/getting-health-insurance/b/weblog/archive/2016/10/14/preparing-for-medicare-annual-enrollment-period-is-like-prepping-a-meal

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How to Make Medicare Work for You

http://www.medicaremadeclear.com -- Deborah Norville hosts this candid discussion on "Making Medicare Work for You". Watch as she and a panel of experts answer questions and discuss topics such as Medicare eligibility, Part B enrollment, exceptions to the annual enrollment period, the dizzying array of Medicare Supplement Insurance choices and more.

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Medicare Open Enrollment 2015

The federal health insurance program for individuals age 65 and older is referred to as Medicare.

Open enrollment for Medicare begins on October 15, 2014 and goes through December 7, 2014. The effective date for these policies will be January 1, 2015.

During this time, individuals already enrolled in Medicare can change their Part D (Prescription) coverage during the enrollment period; however, if Part D coverage was not purchased at age 65 when you were initially eligible, there will be...

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PHA's Oct. 6, 2016, Medicare Open Enrollment webinar Recording

Whether you are seeking new health insurance coverage or considering changing your current plan, this overview will provide you with the tools you need to locate comprehensive yet affordable coverage through Medicare during the annual Open Enrollment Period.

This webinar was hosted by PHA and presented by Heather Fortune, Case Manager II at the Caring Voice Coalition. Heather lives with her family in the greater Richmond area, and started at the Caring Voice Coalition in October 2014. Heather...

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Congresswoman McCollum's Announcement on the New Medicare Deadline

Starting Saturday, October 15, seniors will have the opportunity to select a new Medicare Part D Prescription Drug or Medicare Advantage plan for 2012. This is a change from previous years. The health care reform law -- the Affordable Care Act (ACA) -- moved up and extended the annual open enrollment period. Seniors will now have additional time to review their prescription drug and health needs in order to compare the available plans and make a decision about what will work for them. The new...

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Medicare & You: Medicare Open Enrollment

Important information about the Medicare Open Enrollment period.

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What are Medicare special enrollment periods?

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Medicare and the open enrollment period 11-18-16

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Look Out for Enrollment Fraud

This video explains some common Medicare enrollment fraud schemes and how to protect yourself, especially during the Open Enrollment Period (October 15 – December 7). For help with Medicare enrollment or if you spot potential fraud, contact 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227) or your state’s Senior Medicare Patrol (www.smpresource.org). For more information, visit: medic-outreach.rainmakerssolutions.com

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Medicare Open Enrollment

We are fast approaching Medicare's Annual Open Enrollment Period. What is it? And why is it important for everyone on Medicare to start planning for this time period? Here to answer those questions, and more, is Tom Qualley from Sovereign Select LLC.

Sovereign Select LLC is an independent insurance agency offering a wide array of insurance products from many different companies. With over 30 insurance companies products to choose from we offer health, life, long term care, dental, and...

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Quick Tip: Medicare Part D – Creditable Coverage Disclosure Notice

Rebecca Scandaliato, Vice President of Employee Benefits, addresses the significance of the Medicare Part D Disclosure Notice.

The Medicare Part D Creditable or Non-Creditable Coverage Disclosure Notice needs to be sent out by Employers who sponsor group health plans that offer prescription drug coverage to Medicare-eligible individuals prior to the annual open enrollment period for Medicare Part D that begins on October 15th. This letter notifies Medicare-eligible individuals whether the...

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How to Make Medicare Work for You

http://www.medicaremadeclear.com -- Deborah Norville hosts this candid discussion on "Making Medicare Work for You". Watch as she and a panel of experts answer questions and discuss topics such as Medicare eligibility, Part B enrollment, exceptions to the annual enrollment period, the dizzying array of Medicare Supplement Insurance choices and more.

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Open Enrollment Period is here! If you have a Medicare Supplement or Medicare Advantage, this is a good opportunity to shop around.

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Medicare Open Enrollment: Take Action!

We are about 4 weeks into Medicare's Annual Open Enrollment Period. OEP will end Dec 7th. This is the most crucial time of each year for Medicare beneficiaries. For anyone that has not reviewed their Medicare plan benefits, now is the time to TAKE ACTION! Tom Qualley of Sovereign Select LLC is here to discuss what options a person on Medicare has during OEP, as well as what Sovereign Select offers the Medicare eligible population.

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