Overview of Medicare Spending

Overview of Medicare Spending

Annual reports show the most recent and upcoming overview of Medicare Spending data. These reports show the inflation of enrollees and how it affects health care prices. Annual Reports consist of the Boards of the Office of the Actuary (OACT), the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Trustees, and the 2019 baseline. Also, it…

Medicare Buy-In Programs

Medicare For All Who Want It

One of the hottest topics right now is the Medicare buy-in programs that are flying around Washington. We can all agree that it benefits our country to get health care access to all. To make that a reality, some lawmakers have plans detailing their ideas. Medicare buy-in gives protection to people who can afford the…

The Trend in Rising Prescription Drug Costs

The Trend in Rising Prescription Drug Costs

There is a trend of rising prescription drugs costs. Americans pay more toward prescription drug costs that our counterparts elsewhere in the world. In 2017, insurers, insureds, and the government spent over $330 billion; according to data from the National Health Expenditure. The cost of prescription drugs continues to climb each year. Yet the prescription…

National Medicare Education Week

National Medicare Education Week

We celebrated National Medicare Education Week by giving beneficiaries important information to help them understand their options. Also, many resources are free to you as we approach the Annual Enrollment Period (AEP). We encourage you to view our educational videos and bookmark our AEP checklist; the knowledge we share will empower you and make AEP…