2020Nov

2021 Medicare Part B Premiums Announced

On November 6, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2021 premiums, deductibles, and coinsurance amounts for the Medicare Part A and Part B programs…. The standard monthly premium for Medicare Part B enrollees will be $148.50 in 2021. Part B  2020 and 2021 Comparisons 20202021Monthly Premium$144.60$148.50  *increase of $3.90Deductible$198$203  *increase of $5 More about Part B: 

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2020Oct

2021 Insulin Prices Medicare Senior Savings Model

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For the 33% of Medicare Beneficiaries with diabetes, the price of insulin can cause stress and uncertainty. Not only is the price tag of insulin high, but it can also change up to 4 times a year depending on which stage of coverage they are in. Earlier this year, the

2021 Cost-Of-Living Adjustment

The cost of living adjustment (COLA) is an increase in income that helps keep up with the rising cost of living. The COLA adjustment overlooks the cost of consumer goods and services such as: housing, transportation, medical expenses, education, and food and is often applied to wages, salaries, and benefits. The calculations

Annual Election Period (AEP) is Here!

It is already that time of the year again and AEP is in full swing!! To all who are unfamiliar with this term, AEP stands for the Annual Enrollement Period. AEP lasts from October 15th to December 7th and occurs every year to give beneficiaries on Medicare an opportunity to

2021 Medicare & You

Click to view the most recent (2021) handbook here! https://www.medicare.gov/Pubs/pdf/10050-Medicare-and-You.pdf
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2020Sep

Fall Road Trips

As autumn makes its way into our lives, our team at Senior Benefit Services wanted to share some beautiful scenic routes across the United States! We know that we have clients located all around, so we’ve come up with lists for those who want to travel both near and far.
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National Medicare Education Week 2020

As we are sure you are aware, navigating Medicare can be time-consuming and CONFUSING. To help combat this, September 15th – 21st has been dubbed Medicare Education Week, which has become a nationally recognized time where groups around the country host events dedicated to helping beneficiaries make informed decisions about Medicare enrollment. Whether

2 Pathways of Medicare

Traditional Medicare alone covers 80% of your medical bills, leaving the other 20% difference an out-of-pocket expense to you. When it comes to supplementing your Medicare plan, you have a few different options: Medicare Supplement Plans (MediGap)Medicare Advantage PlansUses:Original Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) & Part B (Medical Insurance) as primary insurance. MediGap

2020Jul

Medicare Annual Wellness Visits (AWV)

The good news is that if you have had Plan B with Medicare for over a year, you qualify for an Annual Wellness Visit (AWV), and the best news is that this yearly wellness check-up is 100% covered (no deductible, no coinsurance)! One goal of these AWV’s is to establish

Are you paying TOO MUCH for Medicare?

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Sharing from our friends at Edward Jones https://www.edwardjones.com/market-news-guidance/guidance/medicare-cost-tips.html Are you paying higher than necessary premiums for Medicare Parts B and D? If you file single and your modified adjusted gross income (MAGI) is higher than $87,000, or higher than $174,000 if you file jointly, you could be paying as much

Summer Bucket List

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Make the most of your long summer days with the challenge of completing this bucket list. Whether you choose to tackle these activities alone or with your family, there is loads of fun to be had!