Heart Stents and Informed Consent

Since the first human heart stent was implanted in 1986, stents have been used millions of times to open blocked coronary arteries in people who have just had a heart attack. For these people heart stents are lifesaving. However, heart stents have also been implanted in millions of people who have stable heart disease and […]

Choosing a Medicare Part D Plan in the COVID Era

By Kelle Turner, Medicare Part D Expert, Express Scripts ~ 2020 has been a year like no other. The global pandemic has impacted every aspect of our lives. From entertainment and sporting events, to travel and family celebrations—everything has changed. Selecting a Medicare prescription drug plan (also known as Medicare Part D) will also look […]

Puzzled by Medicare?

By Steve Seely, Integrity Health Advisors ~ Since we are in the Annual Enrollment Period, October 15th – December 7th, you may be thinking about your Medicare coverage and wondering: Is the Medicare plan that I got years ago still the best for me? Is there a less expensive alternative or one with more coverage […]

Medicare Open Enrollment

Are you turning 65 soon? Congratulations! You have accomplished a lot in your life, and now it is time to ensure a healthy and happy future. For most of us, turning 65 means our health insurance changes to Medicare. By learning about Medicare health insurance coverage, you can help ensure you choose the options that […]

Medicare Savings Programs

Medicare is extremely important for older adults. It helps with hospital visits, routine care, specialty visits, and prescription drug costs. However, it isn’t free. Medicare, just like any other type of insurance, requires individuals to pay premiums, deductibles, and co-pays. These costs can be a huge financial obstacle for individuals living on fixed incomes. Luckily, […]

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