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Medicare: An Agent's Story - Part 2. Choosing prescription coverage.

Posted by Sharon Nuttall on Wednesday, August 5, 2015, In : Medicare 
Choosing prescription drug coverage (which is separate from what they call "original" Medicare - Parts A and B) was pretty simple for me, since I take two generally inexpensive generics. However, just to be sure, I decided to do my due diligence.

Thankfully, "due diligence" is made simple by the good folks at CMS (Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services), thanks to their Part D plan finder online.

A bit of an aside at this point: You may be wondering why in the world Medicare has all these "pa...

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Medicare: An Agent's Story - Part 1. How this agent chose supplemental coverage.

Posted by Sharon Nuttall on Monday, July 27, 2015, In : Medicare 
Medicare has been very much on my mind lately - for very (ahem) personal reasons! Not 'personal' as in 'private,' but personal because I'm about to be eligible. (This obviously happened when I wasn't looking and there must be a clerical error because I most certainly KNOW I'm only turning 45, not 65 :-))

I have to say, other than that a-g-e thing, it's been pretty darned painless. I applied for my Parts A and B coverage online through an "Apply for Medicare" link on the Medicare website, and a...

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Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Coverage

Posted by Sharon Nuttall on Wednesday, September 21, 2011, In : Medicare 
If you or a loved one are eligible for Medicare soon, you're probably feeling overwhelmed at this point with all the "stuff" that's come in the mail. You may have figured out that you'll need a Medicare supplement (also called Medigap) policy to cover the things that original Medicare doesn't cover.

But you may be feeling a little confused about the prescription drug part. The short answer is this: You'll also need to purchase a separate plan for prescription drug coverage (a PDP, for ...
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SilverSneakers Program for Seniors

Posted by Sharon Nuttall on Wednesday, August 3, 2011, In : Medicare 


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