New Medicare Advantage Plans Released for 2018

New Medicare Advantage Plans Released for 2018

In 2017, approximately 33% of Medicare beneficiaries were already enrolled in some form of Medicare Advantage plan. It looks like this number will increase in 2018 when new Medicare Advantage plans being released to eligible Medicare beneficiaries. The following information outlines the 2018 Medicare Advantage benefits, choices, and availability which can be selected during the…

Seniors in Florida Facing a Variety of Health Issues After Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma was one of the worst storms in history, causing unfathomable damage to people all over Florida and surrounding states. The damage was more than structural. Seniors in the state of Florida are facing numerous health issues resulting from the recent hurricane. In addition to rebuilding their homes that were destroyed in the storm,…

CMS SSNRI Initiative Set to Eliminate SSNs from Medicare Cards in 2018

To improve security and comply with the Medicare Access and Chip Reauthorization Act of 2015, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services, or CMS, declared its intention to begin issuing new Medicare credentials. Starting in 2018, CMS will transition away from SSNs and Health Insurance Claim Numbers, or HICNs, in favor of non-personally identifying Medicare…