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Welcome to the Ashford Insurance Blog

Here you will find News and Educational articles concerning Medicare, Medicare Insurance, Medicare Advantage (Medicare Part C), Medicare Supplements (Medigap), Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Coverage, Life Insurance, Eye & Dental Insurance, Burial Insurance, Aging and Senior Citizens.

Understanding Medicare Supplements
Education

Understanding Medicare Supplements

Medicare is a vital program for seniors, but it doesn’t cover everything. That’s where Medicare Supplements, also known as Medigap plans, come in. This blog post will explain what Medigap is, its benefits, and how to choose the right plan for you.

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Retiring and Ready for Medicare
Education

Retiring and Ready for Medicare? Here’s How to Make a Smooth Transition from Your Employer’s Health Plan

As more than four million Americans turn 65 this year, many will face critical decisions about their healthcare. Whether you’re retiring or continuing to work, transitioning from an employer-sponsored health plan to Medicare can seem daunting. Understanding your options and making informed choices is essential to ensuring you receive the best possible care.

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Medicare Enrollment
Education

Demystifying Medicare Enrollment: A Guide for Turning 65

Many people approaching 65 mistakenly believe automatic Medicare enrollment occurs at that age. In reality, enrolling in Medicare involves proactive steps, often through the Social Security Administration (SSA). This guide clarifies the process for a smooth transition to Medicare coverage.

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Don’t Pay Medicare Late-Enrollment Penalties for Life
Education

Don’t Pay Medicare Late-Enrollment Penalties for Life

When Americans reach 65, they become eligible for Medicare health insurance. However, many delay signing up for various reasons. This delay is a big deal because missing deadlines can result in late-enrollment penalties, especially for Medicare Part B (doctor visits) and Part D (prescription drugs). People who get these penalties must pay them along with their monthly premiums, often for life.

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