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Q: Does Medicare cover nursing home costs?

Monday, January 16, 2017

A: It’s a bit of a trick question. Medicare may pay for a short stay in a nursing home under very specific conditions but it will not pay at all if the only reason you are there is because you are no longer able to take care of yourself.

Q: What is the Medicare General Enrollment Period?

Monday, January 9, 2017

A: Think of it as your chance to do what you should have done during your Initial Enrollment Period. If you did not sign up for Part A and Part B when you were first eligible, you will not be able to enroll until the General Enrollment Period (GEP).

New Year’s Resolution: Success Tips to Stay on Track

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Say goodbye to 2016 and a big hello to 2017! It’s that time again to start fresh and make new goals for your New Year’s resolution. If you’re notorious for giving up on your resolution half way through the year or just want to set new goals for yourself, we’ve gotcha covered with some success tips to help you stay on track in 2017.

Christmas Morning Casserole

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Ho, ho, ho, Merry Christmas, Tennesseans! The clock is ticking for holiday shopping to be done and for Ole Saint Nick to head down your family’s chimney. The last thing on your mind is what you’re preparing for breakfast on Christmas morning but don’t worry, we’ve gotcha covered. We’ve prepared an overnight breakfast casserole that the whole family will love and ask for again next Christmas.

Q: Are there out-of-pocket limits on Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement plans?

Monday, December 19, 2016

A: Medicare Advantage plans have a maximum out-of-pocket (MOOP) of $6,700 in 2017. This amount represents the most you would have to pay in copays and/or coinsurance for Medicare-covered health services in a calendar year. In the event you reach that amount, the plan will cover your copays and/or coinsurance for the rest of the year.

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