Medicare

Medicare Advantage vs. Medicare Supplements

If you have the Original Medicare health insurance plan, you might find gaps in your health coverage that you want to address. Fortunately, there are options to help Medicare beneficiaries supplement or replace their Original Medicare. There are two options: Medicare Advantage (an alternative way to get Original Medicare) and Medicare Supplement Plans (plans that …

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What is a C-SNP?

Special Needs Plans (SNPs) are a type of MA (Medicare Part C) plan that restricts enrollments to those who meet certain eligibility conditions. The plans provide benefits that serve the certain health needs of its members. There are three types of Special Needs Plans available: Chronic-Condition Special Needs Plans (C-SNP), Institutional Special Needs Plans (I-SNP), …

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you and your spouse will need to enroll in Medicare separately

Can More Than One Person Be on the Same Medicare Plan?

Medicare does not allow multiple people to be on one plan. If you’re in a household with others who qualify for Medicare, every person will have to enroll separately. About Medicare Enrollment The enrollment process reflects Medicare’s status as an individual plan. It’s based on what the individual qualifies for. If Medicare were to have …

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Medicare is a long-term health insurance plan

Is Medicare a Short-Term or Long-Term Plan?

To see whether Medicare is short or long-term, distinguishing factors must be highlighted first. To understand which category Medicare falls into, these types of insurance plans should be discussed in reference to Medicare.  What Is Short-Term Insurance? Short-term insurance is for when you are between insurance plans. If you’ve just been dropped from one form …

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