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Ashford Insurance

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Ashford Insurance is an Independent Marketing Organization working with United HealthCare Medicare Solutions.

Hurst Medicare Insurance

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Medicare Insurance Made Easy

Hurst Medicare Insurance

Here’s some good news: if you’re turning 65 soon, you’ll also be eligible to join Medicare—a federally funded program that provides hospital and medical insurance to older Americans. Transitioning to Medicare for the first time can be confusing and you’re not alone if you have a few questions. Here’s a great resource to get you started—important tips and things to think about as you plan for Medicare coverage.

Enrollment In Medicare Is Automatic

If you’re worried about how to sign up for Medicare before your birthday, don’t be. For most seniors, enrollment in Original Medicare (Part A and Part B) is automatic. As long as you receive Social Security or Railroad Retirement benefits, you don’t need to do anything at all and your Medicare card will be sent to you by mail.

Expect to receive your card 3 months before you turn 65, with benefits beginning on the first day of your birthday month. If you do not receive retirement benefits, you may need to enroll in Medicare manually through the Social Security Administration or Railroad Retirement Board.

Accepting or Opting Out of Part B

While Part A (hospital insurance) is free for most people, Part B (medical insurance) is not. A monthly premium will be deducted from your Social Security check each month. In 2022, the standard Part B premium is $170.10.

If you are still working, covered through an employer or a spouse’s employer, you do not need to keep Part B coverage or pay for it. You can choose to opt out of Part B coverage on the back of your membership card.

Important tip: If you opt out of Part B coverage, and do not have comparable coverage through an employer or spouse, you may end up paying a late enrollment penalty when you decide to join.

Need help? Call us for an appointment at (817) 952-3153

Ashford Insurance is an independent health insurance agency specializing in Texas & Oklahoma Medicare insurance. Ashford Insurance is here to help you understand Medicare in simple, plain terms that anyone can understand.  We specialize in helping folks who are Medicare eligible to learn about the coverage options available through the Medicare Health Insurance Program. 

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Our Products

Here is a partial list of the products offered by Ashford Insurance

Medigap

Medicare Supplements

Advantage Plans

Medicare Advantage

Dual Plans

Got Medicare & Medicaid?

Chronic Plans

Have a chronic illness?

Prescription

Prescription Drug coverage.

Dental Plans

Dental Insurance

Vision Plans

Vision Insurance

Life Insurance

Several Types

Funeral Insurance

Burial Insurance

Short Term Medical

Temporary Insurance

Health Insurance

ACA FFM Exchange

Notary Services

Notary Public

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(817) 952-3153

M-F 8:00 – 4:00

Weekends & Evenings by Appointment

Address

 1245 Southridge Court Suite 101, Hurst, TX, 76053

* A licensed sales agent may call or e-mail as a result of completing the information to discuss Medicare Advantage, Prescription Drug Plans or Medicare Supplement Insurance.

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