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Thursday, September 24, 2015Tens of millions of Americans rely upon Medicare for their primary health insurance company. Most of these beneficiaries don't have to pay anything for Part A, but do pay a premium for Part B. According to an article in Time called "Why Medicare Premiums May Jump 50%," the rules say that the government has to recoup 25 percent of their expenses through these premiums. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, September 8, 2015Obamacare, also known as the Affordable Care Act or ACA, is a health care reform law that was signed into law in 2010. With the ACA, individuals can shop for health plans in the Health Insurance Marketplace. Individuals who have Medicare do not participate in the Health Insurance Marketplace, mea... READ MORE >>
Monday, July 13, 2015That is a great and common question we are asked here at Sun Coast Legacy Advisors. The answer really depends on which type of Medicare plan you end up choosing. So choose wisely! If you choose a Medicare supplement plan (Medigap) then you may choose to go to any doctor that currently accepts Medicare. READ MORE >>
Thursday, July 9, 2015We are often asked how do I sign up for Medicare Part B and when do I have to do it. For most people they do not have to sign up or enroll for Medicare Part B. Social Security will conditionally enroll them in Medicare Part B. If you are collecting a social security check or railroad retirement check, this can be your check or your spouses. READ MORE >>
Thursday, June 18, 2015The Donut Hole is the most confusing and controversial part of Medicare. For many seniors it is also the scariest as reaching the Donut Hole can create significant financial challenges.
The Donut Hole or the Coverage Gap refers to the level of coverage in all Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Pl... READ MORE >>
Wednesday, June 10, 2015Here at Sun Coast Legacy Advisors we have hundreds of clients who are currently enrolled into Medicare Part A & B and also have VA benefits. You can have both Medicare and VA benefits but they do not work together. While you’re at a VA facility only your VA will pay for the benefits. READ MORE >>
Thursday, June 4, 2015Original Medicare are Part A and Part B Part A Hospital - Part A is FICA tax supported, Part A is an entitlement to citizens who have worked and paid in 40 quarters or ten years. This part starts at age 65 or once your awarded disability. READ MORE >>
Friday, May 15, 2015What is Medicare? Medicare is a fee-for-service health care program for seniors, in which the government pays health care providers directly for services that fall under Parts A and B of Medicare benefits (see below). READ MORE >>