What are Medicare Star Ratings? Medicare star ratings rank Medicare plans from 1 to 5 stars, with 5 being the highest. Any plan that has lower than 3 stars for three years in a row will be flagged as … [Read more...] about Do Medicare Star Ratings Matter?
The Medicare Annual Election Period (AEP) runs from October 15 to December 7. This is when you can join a new Medicare plan or make changes to an existing plan. Unless you experience a qualifying … [Read more...] about Why It’s Important to Review Your Medicare Plan Information
Whether you’re new to Medicare or have been covered by Medicare for years, it can be confusing to sort through the options and choose a plan that meets your needs. The Twin City Underwriters’ … [Read more...] about The SurePlan™ Medicare System Makes Medicare Decisions Easy
What is the donut hole? Will it affect me? When will that happen and how long does it last? You may have heard the phrase “Donut Hole” when it comes to Medicare. Unfortunately, this isn’t referring to … [Read more...] about What is the Medicare Donut Hole?
Has your Medicare plan unexpectedly denied coverage for a doctor visit, medical procedure, prescription medication, supply item or hospital stay? You have the right to appeal, and for that appeal to … [Read more...] about 6 Tips for Filing a Medicare Appeal
What Is a Medicare Advantage Plan? A Medicare Advantage Plan offers coverage through a private company instead of through government-provided Medicare. One way to receive your Medicare Coverage is by … [Read more...] about What is a Medicare Advantage Plan (And Do I Need One?)