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Have You Scheduled Your Annual Wellness Visit?

Do you only visit your doctor for an annual checkup or when you feel sick? If so, you may be missing out on an important chance to partner with your doctor by having an Annual Wellness Visit. If you’re a Medicare member, the visit is available at no extra cost to you.

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Medicare Medical Savings Accounts (MSA)

In 2020, Medicare Medical Savings Account (MSA) plans are available in Ohio and other states. An MSA  is a type of Medicare Advantage that combines a high-deductible health plan with a special medical savings account.  MSA Basics MSAs are relatively simple benefit plans with no copays, referrals or prior authorizations.  There are several basic points: […]

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New Year Reminder: Do You Have Your 2020 Member IDs?

I realize this is a busy time of year for most of you with holiday celebrations, but this is also an important time to prepare for the new year and ensure you have the proper Medicare IDs in hand beginning January 1.  New Medicare cards were mailed earlier in 2019, and those new cards must […]

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Winter Safety Tips for Senior Citizens

Winter safety is essential for everyone, especially senior citizens. According to the CDC, winter’s cold weather kills twice as many people as summer heat. Here’s what you need to know to stay healthy and safe until spring, and keep your loved ones protected. Keep Warm Inside and Out You might think you need to be outside […]

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End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Examples

Medicare for those with ESRD provides health coverage if you have permanent kidney failure that requires dialysis or a kidney transplant.

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Moving Out of Service Area Examples

If you are moving and changing your permanent address, you may be eligible for a special enrollment period.

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