when to sign up for medicare

Medicare: When To Sign Up

When to Sign Up for Medicare To get the most out of your Medicare and avoid late enrollment penalties, you need to know when to sign up for Medicare or join a Medicare plan.  Speak with a licensed independent Medicare enrollment agent today (912) 660-5236. Knowing When to Sign Up For…
medicare fall open enrollment

Medicare Fall Open Enrollment Is Fast Approaching

Medicare’s fall open enrollment period starts Oct. 15 and runs through Dec. 7. Medicare fall open enrollment, which starts Oct. 15 and runs through Dec. 7, is when you can make changes that take effect Jan. 1.  While you aren’t required to do anything, you can join, switch or leave…
medicare annual election period

Medicare Annual Election Period

Medicare Open Enrollment for 2022 Medicare open enrollment – also known as Medicare’s annual election period – runs from October 15 – December 7. During this annual window, you can enroll in Medicare health and drug plans.  New to Medicare? Call (912) 660-5236 to speak with a licensed independent insurance…
Medigap (supplement policy)

What Is Medigap?

Medigap is a supplement policy designed to fill Medicare Part A and Part B coverage gaps. Original Medicare is a fee-for-service health plan made up of two parts:  Part A (Hospital Insurance) and Part B (Medical Insurance).  A supplement policy (Medigap) eliminates or decreases out-of-pocket fees for inpatient and outpatient…

Medicare Open Enrollment

Medicare open enrollment for 2022 coverage starts on October 15, 2021, and continues through December 7. During this annual window, Medicare plan enrollees can reevaluate their coverage – whether it’s Original Medicare with supplemental drug coverage or Medicare Advantage – and make changes or purchase new policies if they so…

Medicare Eligibility – Turning 65

Medicare coverage typically starts when you turn 65. Achieving Medicare eligibility is a major milestone, and, for most, it raises a lot of questions.  If you’re turning 65 within the next few years, keep reading below to find out what you need to know about Medicare coverage options and enrollment. Contact…
Marketplace special enrollment period extended

Special Enrollment Period Extended for Marketplace

Marketplace Special Enrollment Period Extended This year, in response to the COVID-19 crisis, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has extended the Special Enrollment Period for Marketplace health coverage now through August 15, 2021 – giving consumers additional time to take advantage of new savings through the American…
Savannah Medicare and the Marketplace

Savannah Health Insurance: Medicare and the Marketplace

New to the Savannah area? Need to change health insurance? Contact me today at 912-660-5236 for a no-cost, no-obligation appointment to assess your needs! Request a Free Health Insurance Quote TODAY Marketplace The Health Insurance Marketplace, also called the “Marketplace” or “Exchange,” is designed for people who don’t have health…
medicare eligibility and enrollment in Georgia

Medicare Eligibility and Enrollment in Georgia

Medicare in Georgia Medicare in Georgia provides health benefits to seniors over 65 and certain disabled individuals under 65. In 2020, there were approximately 1,761,078 people enrolled in Medicare in Georgia.  Already enrolled in Medicare? Whether you want to switch plans to get more coverage or aren’t sure whether you’re…