Lindsay is the Medicare expert for MedicareFAQ. She has been working in the Medicare industry since 2017. She is featured in many publications as well as writes regularly for other expert columns regarding Medicare. She has a passion for sharing her expertise so beneficiaries can be better prepared for healthcare costs after retirement. You can find her on YouTube where she has a featured channel about all things Medicare that helps beneficiaries stay educated on all their options.

Medicare Coverage for Inpatient vs Outpatient vs Under Observation

Knowing how your Medicare coverage applies is essential, especially if you’re a patient in the hospital. There are differences between Medicare coverage for inpatient vs. outpatient vs. under observation. Each status can determine whether Part A or Part B of your Medicare plan will help pay costs. These differences will also decide whether you have coverage…


Medicare Supplement Pre-Existing Conditions

Medicare Supplement coverage for pre-existing conditions can begin immediately if you enroll with Guarantee Issue rights. Otherwise, you can expect to wait about 6-months before coverage on your pre-existing condition begins. If you have a pre-existing condition, such as cancer, heart disease, or asthma, you’re not the only one. According to the Department of Health and Human…


Medicare Supplement Underwriting Eligibility Questions

Medicare Supplement underwriting questions aren’t always mandatory. Sometimes, like during your Open Enrollment Period (OEP), you receive a waiver for health question requirements. If you’re changing Medigap plan or miss your OEP, it’s likely that Supplement underwriting is a must. Maybe you’re paying for a Medigap plan and the rates are going up. Maybe you…