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Medicare 101 – Part D: “D is for Drug”

Part D of Medicare is prescription drug coverage. This information was covered in Jeff Tomlin's free presentation at Lane Community College: Medicare 101 - The A, B, C & D's. Please enjoy a brief summary and video of this portion of the course. The A, B, C, and D ' s of Medicare are [...]

By |2019-03-24T10:23:12-07:00June 22nd, 2018|Medicare|Comments Off on Medicare 101 – Part D: “D is for Drug”

Medicare 101 – Medicare Supplements & Medicare Advantage

What are Medicare supplements? What is Medicare Advantage? This information was covered in Part 2 of Jeff Tomlin's free presentation at Lane Community College: Medicare 101 - The A, B, C & D's. Please enjoy a brief summary and video of this portion of the course. Many people come to our business really nervous [...]

By |2019-03-24T10:25:00-07:00May 17th, 2018|Medicare|Comments Off on Medicare 101 – Medicare Supplements & Medicare Advantage

Medicare 101 – Parts A + B: The Basics

Navigating Medicare can be frustrating and difficult. Without the proper understanding, you can end up spending way more than you need to for great coverage. Our very own Jeff Tomlin is an expert in health insurance and the forever changing "rules" of Medicare, and recently held a free course at Lane Community College on [...]

By |2019-03-24T10:26:56-07:00April 26th, 2018|Medicare|Comments Off on Medicare 101 – Parts A + B: The Basics

Special Needs Planning & Life Insurance

If you have a juvenile or adult special needs child, you understand how much extra help they need in life. What would happen to them if you die? As with most advanced Life Insurance planning, the first step in special needs planning is to meet with an attorney. You'll need several documents such as trusts [...]

By |2018-09-19T23:47:26-07:00August 30th, 2017|Life Insurance|Comments Off on Special Needs Planning & Life Insurance

Life Insurance Basics

The most basic purpose of Life Insurance is to replace the income of a loved one who has died. In my industry, we call this 'mom & pop' insurance. This is what couples buy after they acquire their first mortgage or have their first baby, for example. Let's say you are a married woman. Your [...]

By |2018-09-20T16:47:46-07:00August 30th, 2017|Life Insurance|Comments Off on Life Insurance Basics

Medicare Supplement vs Medicare Advantage Plans

With Medicare Health plans, you can ‘pay me now, or pay me later’. Pay me now = Medigap/Supplement. Pay me later = Medicare Advantage plans. ‘Medigap’ and ‘Medicare Supplement’ are interchangeable. (Before you read further, click here if you’d first like an over view of Medicare health plan basics: ‘Medicare Health Plans 101’.) It’s simple. Medigap plans [...]

By |2018-09-19T23:48:29-07:00July 15th, 2017|Medicare|Comments Off on Medicare Supplement vs Medicare Advantage Plans

Medicare Health Plans 101

This page is meant for people who are newly eligible for the Medicare health system, and would like a simple overview of Medicare health plans. I like to call Medigap/Medicare Supplement plans ‘pay me now’ plans, and Medicare Advantage plans ‘pay me later’ plans. This page explains the basics of Medicare health plans. You can [...]

By |2018-09-20T16:48:05-07:00July 15th, 2017|Medicare|Comments Off on Medicare Health Plans 101
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