Founders Life and Health Blog
Welcome to Medicare Open Enrollment season!
My name is Jo Hutchison. I am an independent health and Medicare advisor with Founders Life and Health here in beautiful St. Louis, Missouri. Today, we are going to be doing a quick summary of Medicare open enrollment, what is it, how to use it. Everything you need to know to make sure that you have the best possible plan in place for next year.
If you are losing Medicaid coverage, you probably have a lot of concerns and questions about how you are going to get health insurance. My name is Jo Hutchison. I'm an independent health and Medicare advisor with Founders Life & Health, and today we are going to be talking about losing Medicaid coverage, how to navigate that system and what your next steps are.
Medicare vs Medicaid, what to know in under 5 minutes!
Obamacare Enrollment 2023, What's new this year?
Obamacare enrollment period for 2023 is officially upon us, and you might be wondering if Obamacare is something that will work for you. HOW to get enrolled, WHEN to get enrolled, WHY it's important. That is exactly what we are going to be talking about today.
Medigap Plan N vs Plan G
Are you looking at a Medicare supplement plan and trying to figure out what letter plan is best for you? Today, we are going to be looking at plans N and G, and comparing them in a very short, quick little summary on the differences between the two. So hopefully you can make the choice that's best for you.
Deciding when to enroll in Medicare
Are you almost 65?
If you are getting ready to turn 65 this year, you are not only probably getting bombarded with mail and calls about getting enrolled in Medicare, but you may be wondering, when am I supposed to enroll in Medicare? That is exactly what we're going to be talking about today
Hi, there. My name is Jo Hutchison and I am an independent health and Medicare advisor with Founders Life & Health here in beautiful St. Louis. And today, we are going to be talking about when exactly you can enroll in Medicare.
How to Pick a Medigap Plan (Look for these 3 things!)
If you are just getting started looking at Medicare and what's available to you in Medicare, you may or may not have seen this chart here, which outlines all of the Medicare supplement letter plans. There is a lot going on in this chart. I know. This generally outlines all 10 of the Medicare letter plans that are available and all of the varying benefits. Decoding this bad boy can seem a little bit overwhelming, but that is exactly what we're going to be talking about today.
Pros and Cons of the Affordable Care Act
What are the pros and cons of the Affordable Care Act?
If you are looking at health insurance and you've thought about looking at a policy on the Marketplace through the Affordable Care Act, but you don't really know what it is or how it all works, let's talk about it. That's exactly what we're going to be talking about today. Side note, if you are doing some kind of term paper on the Affordable Care Act and health policy, this is not the blog post for you. So you may want to check out some other blogs or videos on the side and try to get more information for your term paper that way. This is going to apply to people that are actually looking for health coverage.
FINDING AFFORDABLE HEALTH INSURANCE
Finding Affordable Insurance can be a little bit like trying to find a unicorn or a needle in a haystack, but it is not impossible.
Is Medicare free? The answer is, as you would expect, it’s not so cut and dry. For some parts, yes, but for some parts, no. First thing’s first though, you will never hear the word free used all by itself from any legitimate Medicare representative. Medicare does not like the word free when it stands all by itself. You will, however, hear the words no charge, or zero premium. You might hear premium free, with the word premium in front of it, but never just the word free. Medicare does not like the word free all by itself.
What is Medigap, also known as a Medicare Supplement?
Today we are going to be diving deep into Medigap and Medicare supplements, which are at the same thing.
You have probably seen a ton of commercials, especially if it’s the fall, about Medicare Advantage Plans and all of the extra benefits that you receive. I personally think a lot of those commercials can be a little bit misleading, which I wanted to do a little bit more of a deep dive as far as how Medicare Advantage works and talk a little bit about what those commercials are really saying.
If you’re getting ready to turn 65 you’re probably starting to think about Medicare. You’re also probably getting bombarded with calls and mail about Medicare. Today I am just covering the basics of Medicare, so stick around. Hi, my name is Jo Hutchison. I’m an independent Medicare advisor with Founders Life and Health and today we are talking about the basics of Medicare.
If you are getting ready to turn 65, you’re probably being absolutely flooded with junk mail about Medicare. In addition to that, you are hopefully gathering your information and learning more about how to get enrolled in Medicare. What are all of your options? Let’s discuss further and get into the details.
Many of you who are approaching 65 will no doubt be bombarded with literature from Medicare in your mailbox. But what exactly is Medicare? What are your options? What are the four important parts?
Along with your bucket list trip to the Bahamas and swimming with dolphins, is there anything else you should do before your 65th birthday?
As an expert Independent broker based in Missouri, I’m at my happiest when sharing my knowledge and helping you make the most informed decisions on Medicare-related issues, including which plans are best for you.
As everyone knows, the best way to avoid making mistakes is by asking questions! The best source to answer these questions is through experts, and the same goes for Medicare.
Many of my clients are turning 65 and still working. So it’s hardly surprising I get asked frequently about how Medicare works for those 65 and over who still have a job.
One of the most common questions I get from my clients is, “how does Medicare work if I’m traveling?”