Frequently Asked Questions

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Chronic Disease Treatment

Chronic Disease Treatment A chronic disease is defined as a medical disease lasting three months or more. Medications cannot cure these illnesses, and vaccines will not prevent them, nor do they disappear on their own. Most chronic diseases are caused by poor eating...

April is Alcohol Awareness Month

April is Alcohol Awareness Month As you get older, alcohol may start to effect you differently. You may become more sensitive to it, and your regular drinking habits could become a problem. Drinking too much alcohol can cause falls and fractures. Alcohol can also...

5 Often Misunderstood Health Care Terms

How well do you know the terms associated with your health care plan? According to industry surveys, most Americans overestimate their knowledge of basic health care details. Don't let a lack of clarity get in the way of making the right decisions. Take a look at...

Should You Retire in 2018?

Should You Retire in 2018? Are you considering retirement for 2018? There are several factors you should review and questions you need to answer before you "clock out" for good. Do you have enough savings to support you? Before you consider retiring, do the math on...

Medicare Enrollment Deadlines You Shouldn’t Miss

Medicare Enrollment Deadlines You Shouldn't Miss Most people become eligible for Medicare during the months surrounding their 65th birthday. It's important to remember your initial enrollment period because if you do not sign up for Medicare during this time, you...

Children & End-Stage Renal Disease

Children & End-Stage Renal Disease Learning that your child has End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) can be one of the hardest things you have to face as a parent. There are many important questions such as: What kind of treatment is available for ESRD? What is the best...

Welcome to Medicare Preventive Visit

After signing up for Original Medicare Part B, you will receive what is called a “Welcome to Medicare” preventive visit within the first 12-months. During the visit, you and your doctor will review your medical and social history. You will also receive counseling and...

Turning 65 Checklist

If you're about to turn 65 (or know someone who is) it's time to consider things that can affect your finances and healthcare. Download this awesome tool to help start preparing for the decisions you need to make before turning 65.   Questions? Give us a call at...

New Medicare ID Cards Dropping Social Security Number

New Medicare ID Cards Dropping Social Security Numbers to Help Prevent Identity Theft The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015 requires the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to remove Social Security Numbers from all Medicare ID...