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Jun 01, 2022

Chronic Conditions Increase Health Care Spending Amongst Seniors

Much like everything else, health care costs are on the rise every year. This is especially true for seniors in retirement who are facing increasing chronic conditions. When Original Medicare isn’t enough to cover costs, they must turn to the private marketplace.

Apr 19, 2022

Age Better by Maximizing Your Medicare Benefits with These Tips

For many adults, as we age, our lifestyles begin to change at a much faster pace than they did in our middle years. For some, that means retirement and newfound freedom, but for many, it means increased health risks and stricter health care requirements.

Oct 01, 2021

Looming Cirsis? Baby Boomers to Drive 27% Increase in Medicare Enrollment by 2030

Between now and 2030, more than 17 million new adults will enroll in Medicare for the first time. This antiicpated growth has left many doubting whether the Medicare system and current marketplace are equipped to handle…

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…