Entries by Scott Gombar

Fall Annual Enrollment Period for 2023 (AEP)

Fall Annual Enrollment Period for 2023 (AEP) For many, this can be a confusing time of year. So, let’s talk about what exactly is the Medicare Fall Annual enrollment period? This is an eight-week period every fall in which Medicare beneficiaries can enroll, change/update or disenroll from their Medicare Advantage/ Part D drug plans.  Advantage […]

Where to start? Medicare Enrollment Period

Where to start? Initial Medicare Enrollment Period Your first chance to sign up: Generally, once you reach the age of 65. This period is referred to as your Initial Enrollment Period. It lasts seven months, beginning three months before your 65th birthday and ending three months after your 65th birthday. The start of your Medicare […]

Are Medicare and Medicaid the same thing?

Are Medicare and Medicaid the same thing? Medicare and Medicaid are two health-insurance programs that help to pay the costs of healthcare for US citizens. These two separate programs are frequently misunderstood in terms of the coverage they provide and how they operate. First and foremost, Medicare and Medicaid effectively serve two distinct groups. They […]

You Know You Are Turning 65 When…

It’s just about three months before your 65th birthday, a day of celebration with friends and family. Instead, you want to pull your hair out with the amount of mail and phone calls you receive. Decisions, Decisions!! When it comes Medicare it is not a one size fits all scenario. There are many things to […]