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May 25, 2021

Medicare Slow to Respond to Seniors’ Increasing Interest in Alternative Medicine

There are currently 1.4 million Americans living in nursing homes at an average cost of $48,000/year. Meanwhile, every day, 10,000 members of the Baby Boom Generation celebrate their 65th birthday (the age at which one becomes Medicare eligible.) While the insurance industry…

Mar 08, 2021

Affected by a Natural Disaster? You May Qualify to Make Changes to Your Medicare Coverage

Are you unhappy with your current Medicare coverage? If you wanted to change your Medicare plans for 2021 and didn’t get it done by December 7 of last year, you may be out of luck until October 15. Unless you qualify for a special enrollment period.

Mar 01, 2021

AI-Based Cyber Agent Tools Allow Medicare Shoppers to Enroll their Way

Between the four Medicare parts and various supplemental coverage options, Medicare is a complex but customizable sytem. The number and complexity of plan options can make the shopping process difficult. To reduce these difficulties…

Feb 01, 2021

Medicare Advantage OEP: What You Need to Know

With all the different enrollment periods and acronyms in Medicare, things can get confusing. There are a few things to keep in mind when considering the differences between the two annual enrollment periods Mediacre AEP and Medicare Advantage OEP. Knowing them will help…

Jun 03, 2020

Retailers Become Major Player in Tech-Based, Team-Oriented Approach to ‘Whole Health’

There’s a major shift happening in the healthcare industry to make itself more a part of consumers’ everyday environment, and it’s happening outside of the doctor’s office. Retailers such as CVS are pushing to use technology…

Jun 02, 2020

Lack of Agents Plaguing Insurance Industry Mid-COVID-19

The global pandemic crisis has only exacerbated an existing issue fueled by a lack of insurance agents in the US healthcare industry. This decrease in agents is hitting the Medicare solutions market hard as the standard process for Medicare requires insurance agents to take charge, limiting what consumer…

Jun 01, 2020

Insurance Industry Must Step Up to Improve Cumbersome Medicare Process Worsened by Pandemic

There is an increasing need for the insurance industry, especially within Medicare-related solutions, to step up and improve the slow, antiquated processes currently in place. These shortcomings have intensified…

Feb 20, 2020

Confusion Around Reviewing Medicare Could Cause Seniors to Lose Big

These days, Medicare beneficiaries have more options than ever to help optimize their healthcare costs, but a complicated and confusing process hinders that transparency. It’s up members of the insurance industry to step up as insurance advocates to help…

Feb 07, 2020

Medicare Vision Coverage Update

Despite 92 percent of Medicare beneficiaries wearing glasses, Medicare does not cover routine vision services. Here’s what beneficiaries can do to help cover their vision costs.