Medicare Supplement for Diabetes with Neuropathy

This week we had a case with a gentleman who had diabetes and a history of mild neuropathy. On the applications for most Medicare supplement companies, they are not questioning the severity of the neuropathy or retinopathy.  They simply want to know if you have been diagnosed with it or treated for it within a…

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Prescription Drug Coverage With Medicare Supplements

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pCTcuUrTJtg?rel=0 Medicare Supplement (Medigap) insurance policies do not provide prescription drug coverage. If you have a Medicare Supplement plan, you can still get drug coverage through a separate prescription drug plan through companies that offer drug plans such as Silverscript or Humana. Prescription drug plans are also known as Part D of Medicare. Prescription Drug Coverage Under…

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The Parts and Plans Of Medicare

Sometimes the P words can get a little confusing. When adding to all the talk of deductibles and copays and all the things that go with making good insurance decisions, it can be a little overwhelming. Let’s talk about which is which. The Parts of Medicare are the actual divisions of the Medicare program. Medicare plans are…

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Medicare Advantage or Medicare Supplement? The Pros and Cons

  There is a lot of information on the internet about Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement plans. That typically means there is some misinformation, too. I follow a lot of news sources on Medicare and read articles on the web. While gathering information for this article, the first two articles I ran across had glaring…

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