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Jun. 2, 2022

Medicare Part B Now Covers Free COVID-19 Self-Tests

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently announced that effective April 4, 2022, all Medicare Part B enrollees (including those…

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Feb. 24, 2022

Medicare IRMAA in 2022

Medicare Part B will see a 15% cost increase in 2022. This is one of the largest in the history…

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Jan. 28, 2022

The Annual Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period Ends March 31st. Here’s What You Should Know.

The annual open enrollment for original Medicare ended in December 2021.  But, if you have a Medicare Advantage plan, open enrollment started…

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Jan. 28, 2022

What Does Medicare Cover? 10 Expenses You May Not Have Expected Coverage For

If you’re a retiree (or approaching retirement), one of the most important decisions you need to make is the type…

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Jan. 14, 2022

Long-Term Care Insurance: Four Things to Consider Before Buying a Policy

If you’re approaching retirement, you’re probably aware that there’s a good chance you’ll someday need long-term care. The U.S. Department of…

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Dec. 3, 2021

Medicare IRMAA Appeals

Recently, I've had a number of questions and inquiries about the Medicare IRMMA "tax" and how this can be avoided.…

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Nov. 23, 2021

Original Medicare vs Medicare Advantage

It’s that time of year again—Medicare enrollment season. If you’re wondering whether Medicare Advantage is a better choice for you…

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Nov. 12, 2021

Medicare Initial Enrollment and Avoiding Late Enrollment Penalties

If you’re approaching 65, it’s important to have a strategy for signing up for Medicare, even if you plan on keep working.  Like most…

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Nov. 12, 2021

Longevity and Financial Planning

The longevity of Americans is increasing. The average lifespan of someone born in 1950 was 68.2 years. Someone born in 2020 can…

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Oct. 22, 2021

Three Ways to Reduce Your Income-Related Monthly Adjustment Amount (IRMAA) for Medicare Part B

If the Social Security Administration (SSA) considers you a “high-income beneficiary,” you’ll pay a surcharge known as the Income-Related Monthly Adjustment…

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