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Welcome to the Ashford Insurance Medicare 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.

Does Medicare Cover Pre-Existing Conditions?
Education

Does Medicare Cover Pre-Existing Conditions?

A pre-existing condition is any health problem including serious illnesses like cancer, as well as chronic conditions like acne, asthma, diabetes, or heart disease you had before the scheduled start date or application for your Medicare healthcare coverage.

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2023 Medicare Star Ratings Are Out
Education

2023 Medicare Star Ratings Are Out

Comparing Medicare Advantage Plans and Medicare Part D drug plans means taking a look at prescription drug coverage, co-pays and coinsurance costs, the plan’s network of doctors and service area. But there’s another metric you should consider when making your decision: the plan’s star rating.

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How to Find a Great Medicare Insurance Agent
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How to Find a Great Medicare Insurance Agent

Figuring out Medicare is a daunting task. The massive amount of mail that a consumer receives when nearing the Medicare age of 65 is astronomical. Everywhere you look, someone is claiming to offer you “the greatest plan.” Because you have only one open enrollment window, choosing a plan without fully comprehending it can be financially devastating in the long run. It’s important to find a trustworthy Medicare insurance agent who understands the market and how various plans work.

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How do I choose a Medicare plan?
Education

How do I choose a Medicare plan?

We continually hear comments from Medicare beneficiaries about how they considered themselves to be intelligent folks until they started trying to figure out Medicare. Don’t be discouraged – Medicare is confusing to most people, and Ashford Insurance is here to help you.

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Please Explain Medicare Advantage
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Please Explain Medicare Advantage

A Medicare Advantage plan is a private health insurance plan that you may opt to get your benefits from instead of traditional Medicare. Originally called Part C, Advantage plans usually have an HMO or PPO network of doctors and providers.

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Eligibility For Medicare In Texas
Education

Eligibility For Medicare In Texas

Medicare can seem confusing and convoluted to most intelligent folks. However, it doesn’t have to be that way. Ashford Insurance has the essential info you need to know about Medicare in Texas.

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The Ins and Outs of Medicare Insurance
Education

The Ins and Outs of Medicare Insurance

If you’re nearing the age of 65 or have just turned 65 years old, you have no doubt been bombarded with various literature advising you to enroll in Medicare Advantage and/or choose a Medicare supplemental insurance plan. Navigating the maze of Medicare Advantage and Medicare supplemental insurance can seem overwhelming, but with the following simple pointers, you’ll be able to choose the correct plan for your individual needs and head off into your golden years well-prepared and worry-free.

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Medicare Special Enrollment Periods
Education

Medicare Special Enrollment Periods

You can make changes to your Medicare Advantage and Medicare prescription drug coverage when certain events happen in your life, like if you move or you lose other insurance coverage. These chances to make changes are called Special Enrollment Periods (SEPs). Rules about when you can make changes and the type of changes you can make are different for each SEP.

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New 2022 Medicaid Eligibility Standards
Education

New 2022 Medicaid Eligibility Standards

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced updated standards for Medicaid financial eligibility for married individuals seeking coverage of certain long-term services and supports.

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