Open Enrollment includes new coverage option for people with End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)

Open Enrollment includes new coverage option for people with End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD). With Open Enrollment approaching, knowing your options for Medicare coverage is important, especially if you want to change your plan. Starting this Open Enrollment, if you have ESRD, you can enroll in a Medicare Advantage Plan during Open Enrollment (October 15 – December 7, 2020) […]

What is TrOOP or True Out-Of-Pocket Costs

TrOOP is the annual “Total out-of-pocket costs” and was also known before as “True out-pf-pocket costs”. In general, TrOOP includes all payments for Medications listed on your plan’s formulary and purchased at a Network or participating Pharmacy. This includes payments that you made and payments that were made by others on your behalf. If you […]

Health savings account (HSA)

A health savings account (HSA) can provide a triple tax break: your contributions are tax-deductible (or pre-tax if through your employer). The money grows tax-deferred, and you can withdraw it tax-free for eligible medical expenses at any time. And when you turn age 65. You can withdraw the money tax-free for even more expenses. You have to […]

Medicare and COBRA

Medicare and COBRA. COBRA is the temporary insurance that allows people to remain insured for 18 months (or sometimes longer) after leaving employment. It is designed to give people time to get another job or find a different health plan. Aside from the expense, terminated employees must now pay the entire premium themselves. It works […]

Changing from the Marketplace to Medicare

Changing from the Marketplace to Medicare. If you have a Marketplace plan, you can keep it until your Medicare coverage starts. Find out how to end your Marketplace plan . If you like, you can keep your Marketplace plan too. But once your Medicare Part A coverage starts, you’ll no longer be eligible for any […]