Upcoming Changes to the California Birthday Rule
This short video provides information about the upcoming changes to the California Birthday Rule that will begin on July 1st, 2020. (5:19 minutes)
How to Sign Up for a Prescription Drug Plan
This video explains how to use the Plan Finder tool on the Medicare.gov website to research Prescription Drug Plans (PDPs), compare prices, and sign up for a new PDP. (16:50 minutes)
Upcoming Medicare Supplement Changes in 2020
This short video discusses some of the upcoming changes to Medicare Supplements in 2020 due to the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA). This Federal law only affects those individuals who will be "newly eligible" to Medicare on or after January 1st, 2020. These individuals will no longer be able to purchase Medigap plans C, F, or the high deductible Plan F. (4:16 minutes)
The Best Medicare Supplement Plans for 2019
This video is about the four best Medicare Supplement plans for 2019. Other topics such as comparing Plan F to Plan G, the CA Birthday Rule, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA), which affects plans F and G, etc. are also discussed. (17:23 minutes)
New Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period Beginning in January 2019
This video discusses the new Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period that began in January 2019 and goes through March 31st each year. (10:02 minutes)
Are You a Hospital Inpatient or Outpatient? It's Important to Ask!
Many people on Medicare mistakenly assume that they are "inpatients" if they are hospitalized, but many are "outpatients," even if they stay over night! This means they could have high out-of-pocket costs after a hospital stay. This important video explains the difference between inpatient and outpatient care and how to protect your assets. (11:30 minutes)
Understanding the California Birthday Rule
This short video explains the California Birthday Rule, which is a CA law that helps people save money on their Medicare Supplement insurance. This video will be very helpful for people turning 65, who are new to Medicare, and who aren't very familiar with how this law works. (8:48 minutes)
The Best Dental, Vision, and Hearing Plan!
I recently found out about this combo Dental, Vision, and Hearing plan. As far as I'm concerned, this is the best dental plan out there. Why? There are NO NETWORKS, and you can go to ANY dentist, Optometrist, or hearing specialist of your choice! Plus, the premiums are very reasonable, and the plan reimburses you from 60% to 80% of your actual costs! (13:58 minutes)
Which is Better" Medigap Plan F or Plan G?
Plan F and Plan G Medicare Supplements are exactly the same except for the $183 Part B (Medical) deductible. Plan G usually costs less than Plan F, but not always. This video explains how to determine which of these plans is best for you and how to determine which plan will cost you less. (14:18 minutes)
How to Sign Up For Medicare When You Turn 65
This short video is primarily intended for people who are turning 65, and it explains, in simple language, how to sign up for Medicare.
Tips and Ticks for Saving Money on Your Medicare Supplement Insurance
In this short video presentation, I discuss 10 "tips and tricks" to help people save money on their Medicare Supplement insurance. (10:34 minutes)
How the Medicare Part B Deductible Works With Plan G
There has been some confusion as to how the Medicare Part B deductible works when someone switches from Plan F to Plan G. If the deductible has been met earlier in the calendar year, you won't have to pay it again later in the year if you switch to Plan G. (3:10 minutes)
Medicare ID Card Changes in 2018!
This short video presentation discusses the upcoming changes to Medicare ID cards in 2018. Everyone on Medicare should be aware of this! (5:46 minutes)
Medicare Supplements - Are You Paying Too Much?
The purpose of this video is to let you know how much of a difference in price there is for the same identical Medicare Supplement plan and product and why it is so important to shop around EVERY YEAR for your Medicare Supplement insurance. I also cover some other topics on how to save money on Medicare Supplements. (10:39 minutes)