Nursing Home Stays – Medicare and Medicaid Facts and Resources

January 16th, 2019 by

Nursing Home Stays – Medicare and Medicaid Facts and Resources talkingMEDICARE; News to Use for Agents in the Senior Market   The most significant difference between Medicare and Medicaid when it comes to nursing home coverage is that Medicaid covers nursing home care, while Medicare, largely, does not.  Medicare Part A […]


Client Resources: Dealing With the Loss of a Loved One

November 30th, 2018 by

Client Resources: Dealing With the Loss of a Loved One talkingMEDICARE; News to Use for Agents in the Senior Market   Step 1 for the client: If your loved one received Medicare, Social Security will inform Medicare of the death. If the deceased had been enrolled in Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage, […]


Medicare, Alzheimer’s, and Dementia; Facts and Resources

November 19th, 2018 by

Medicare, Alzheimer’s, and Dementia; Facts and Resources talkingMEDICARE; News to Use for Agents in the Senior Market   Dementia: the loss of cognitive functioning—thinking, remembering, and reasoning—and behavioral abilities to such an extent that it interferes with a person’s daily life and activities. These functions include memory, language skills, visual perception, problem […]


Medicare and Stroke – Facts, Resources & Media Kit Information

November 5th, 2018 by

Medicare and Stroke – Facts, Resources & Media Kit Information talkingMEDICARE; News to Use for Agents in the Senior Market   What is a stroke? “A stroke is a “brain attack”. It can happen to anyone at any time. It occurs when blood flow to an area of brain is cut […]


talkingMedicare – 2019 Medicare Amounts Announced

October 19th, 2018 by

2019 Medicare Amounts Basic Part B premium:             $135.50 (was $134) Part B deductible: $185 (was $183) Part A deductible: $1,364 (was $1,340) Part A Premium: (Most Beneficiaries Do Not Incur This Cost): $437 Part A Deductible and Coinsurance: $1,364 deductible for each benefit period Days 1-60: $0 coinsurance for each […]