Posts Tagged ‘Medicare Advantage’

Medicare’s Alphabet Soup: A Glossary of Plans

Medicare’s annual Open Enrollment Period starts Monday, October 15. As you prepare for the barrage of information that will be hitting your physical and email mailboxes, it is worth reviewing some of the plan terminology you will be seeing. Original Medicare consists of insurance for hospital stays (now known as Part A) and insurance for…

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Google Enters the Medicare Market

Alphabet, Google’s parent company will be investing in the Medicare Advantage market, to the tune of $375. Medicare Advantage is a form of Medicare that offers more flexibility and choice, and is therefore more similar to private insurance. Only plans approved by Medicare may offer Medicare Advantage. Many of the big players in the health…

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