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Tag Archives: Health Insurance
Did you know that The $64 Question was a popular radio quiz show? During the 1940s, “That’s the $64 question” became a common catchphrase for a particularly difficult question or problem. When the show moved to television, it became The $64,000 Question! Recently, … Continue reading
In September of 2011, I dropped by my parents’ house for quick overnight visit. I had been there less than a month earlier, and at that time, our Dad exhibited some of the forgetfulness one expects with an aging parent. … Continue reading
As mentioned in my prior blog, even Medicare recipients are being impacted by the Affordable Care Act’s (“ACA”) implementation. According to a recent AARP report, Medicare beneficiaries spent on average $3,324 out-of-pocket annually on healthcare in 2010. With that said, … Continue reading
We have all been inundated by information regarding the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Regardless of your feelings on the new law, everyone will likely be affected by its implementation, including Medicare recipients. In fact, more impactful to the senior population … Continue reading
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid has announced the Medicare premiums, deductibles, and coinsurances for 2014. The big news is that thanks to what the administration says are the effects of its health reform efforts, the standard Medicare Part B … Continue reading
“Obamacare” Should Be of No Concern to Medicare Beneficiaries, Although Scammers May Tell You Otherwise
As of October 1, 2013, people who lack health insurance can start signing up for coverage through the new Internet-based health insurance marketplaces set up under the Affordable Care Act or “Obamacare.” Most of those who don’t already have insurance … Continue reading
Those people who find themselves caring for sick and/or elderly relatives continue to increase. According to the Pew Research Center, four out of ten adults are now caring for a sick or elderly family member. Although these increasing numbers can … Continue reading
So, you’ve done your homework and due diligence and decided that purchasing long term care insurance is an appropriate investment . . . but what happens when you actually need to file a claim and start using it? Well, it’s … Continue reading
One of the biggest concerns purchasers have in buying long term care insurance is whether they will ever need it and the potential loss if it is never used. However, long term care is expensive and many people understand the … Continue reading