Posts Tagged Medicare

The Need for Self Reliant Health Care

  I came across one of the best articles I’ve seen regarding Medicare funds or rather, the dissension thereof. For anyone over the age of 40, the issues at hand matter – a lot.   The biggest takeaway I got from the article? It is seemingly apparent relying on Medicare to provide like coverage in […]

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Proactive Retirement Planning

  I just read an article entitled, “5 Biggest Planning Retirement Mistakes”. The problem with titles like these in general is they are negative, and many times, as misleading as they are disheartening.   Proactive retirement planning on the other hand, is a different workhorse (pardon the pun) altogether. It should be ongoing and positive, […]

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Mature Health: Time Sensitive Changes

This is a MUST READ for Adults 65 & Up, Caregivers, Adult Children and Estate Managers!   New Changes to Part D Enrollment Period   The Annual Enrollment Period (AED) has changed for Medicare Part D plans. This is a big deal for anyone 65 and older because failure to make changes within this period […]

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Medicare Mix: Costs Affect Us All

My mother-in-law received a $250 check in the mail from Medicare last month. It was her “onetime rebate” for reaching the doughnut hole in her prescription drug coverage – that was for 2010. This year she’ll get a 50% reduction in the cost of brand-name scripts when she reaches the hole. An escalating discount to […]

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