2020Sep

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!

2020Jun

A Look Ahead…

Senior Benefit Services (SBS) has been providing a better model of care to Medicare beneficiaries since 1975. There are roughly 10,000 seniors turning 65 each day. At SBS, we truly believe that every single one of these individuals deserves the “SBS Experience” that we are able provide them with. Our

McNerney Management Group And Integrity Marketing Group Partner Together In Monumental Deal

Senior Marketing Specialists, MMG’s Brokerage Division, and Senior Benefit Services, MMG’s Career Division, are part of a groundbreaking deal that will help serve more Americans with their Life and Health Insurance needs DALLAS – June 18, 2020 – Integrity Marketing Group, LLC (“Integrity”), the nation’s largest independent distributor of life and

Medicare Marketing Tactics to Watch Out For

Every single day our clients get phone calls, see television ads, and receive junk mail from insurance companies. Sometimes their marketing tactics can be deceiving and Medicare beneficiaries aren’t sure what they are signing up for or receiving. Here are some of their strategies these companies use to “hook” consumers! As a reminder, we
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2020May

Senior Discounts + Benefits

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During the difficult times of COVID-19, SBS thought it would be a helpful idea to share discounts with our clients! No matter what your budget is, there are always very beneficial ways to keep money in your wallet. Below we have presented a list of places that provide seniors with

2020Apr

Staying In & Entertained!

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COVID-19 is a pandemic that has affected millions of American lives this year. The government has been taking steps to implement social distancing for the safety of all Americans. Likewise, Senior Benefit Services has taken precautions to work from home. We want to ensure that our clients stay as healthy

Covid-19 Economic Impact Relief

Everything you need to know about the 2020 Stimulus Checks: According to the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service, distribution of economic impact payments will begin this month (April 2020). These payments will be provided to individuals with a Social Security number and who are not a dependent on

Social Security: Covid-19 FAQ’s

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Reposted and shared directly from Social Security Website: https://www.ssa.gov/coronavirus/?fbclid=IwAR2b0bM-2-mR8hOp2YR8kGQmCs4AhA0JrJ6UI8rXc5MRR9erj2K7TYkNCpE Will I continue to receive my Social Security benefit or Supplemental Security Income payment if I use Direct Deposit? Date: March 16, 2020 Yes. You will continue to receive your monthly benefit amount if you use Direct Deposit. Will I still

2020Mar

How Medicare is responding to Covid-19:

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Reposted and shared directly from Medicare website: https://www.medicare.gov/medicare-coronavirus Medicare covers related needs: Medicare covers the lab tests for COVID-19. You pay no out-of-pocket costs.Medicare covers all medically necessary hospitalizations. This includes if you’re diagnosed with COVID-19 and might otherwise have been discharged from the hospital after an inpatient stay, but instead you need