What is Medicare Part C

Posted on: May 7, 2018 by Chris Grimmond

Medicare Advantage or Medicare Part C is another way to receive Medicare.  “Original Medicare” is a combination of Medicare Part A and Part B.  It is called “Original Medicare” because that was its first plan in the late 60’s.  Medicare Part A was hospital insurance and Medicare Part B was added later.  It included doctor […] Read More

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Aetna Exits ACA Not Medicare

Posted on: August 18, 2016 by Chris Grimmond

A number of distressed clients called me because they saw announcements on the news that Aetna and United Healthcare (UHC) were pulling out of individual states and would not be offering health insurance any more.  It is true that Aetna and UHC are pulling out of some healthcare plans, but Aetna exits ACA NOT Medicare. […] Read More

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Medicare Going Bankrupt

Posted on: July 4, 2016 by Chris Grimmond

The leading cause of bankruptcies in the U.S. are medical bills. Coupled with the headlines “Medicare Going Bankrupt,” the question is: whose going bankrupt first?  Health care and Medicare have been in the news and will be even more so as the political season kicks into high gear. Don’t let Medicare’s budget problems became yours. Medicare Going […] Read More

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Keys to Unlocking Medicare

Posted on: May 31, 2016 by Chris Grimmond

One of the most painful calls I get is from a client who is calling on behalf of a parent.  They want to know if there is anything I can do for a parent who is paying huge monthly premiums for her Medicare supplement.  The agent who signed them up is long gone.  The supplement has increased over […] Read More

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Common Medicare Myths

Posted on: May 25, 2016 by Chris Grimmond

If you saw a Benjamin Franklin $100 bill laying on the sidewalk, would you pick it up?  If someone offered to pay your groceries for 2 months, would you take them up on that?  If you had to fill out a coupon to receive six months of free gas for your car, would you send […] Read More

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Medicare is simple as A, B, & D.

Posted on: July 10, 2015 by Chris Grimmond

I learned to sing the alphabet before I learned to say it, and from that humble beginning, language opened up to me. You can’t understand language without first understanding its alphabet.  Medicare has a language, and Medicare has an alphabet.  It begins with A, B, & D.  They are the three essential components of Medicare. […] Read More

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Medicare Market Place

Posted on: July 5, 2015 by Chris Grimmond

Markets are constantly changing. The Wednesday and Sunday additions of the Omaha World Herald are full of ads and fliers. Stores publicize sales, put up posters with markdowns, advertise deals, and promote special events. Prices and products are constantly changing. The market place does not stand still. The insurance and Medicare market is no different. Aetna […] Read More

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Medicare Intelligence

Posted on: June 25, 2015 by Chris Grimmond

A popular show on AMC is Turn. It is about General Washington’s spies during the Revolutionary War. You find out quickly that intelligence is critical for an army to be successful. It was intelligence that moved Washington to cross the Delaware River Christmas night to catch the Hessians sleeping at Trenton. That victory was one […] Read More

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