Have you heard that the Medicare Open Enrollment period begins October 15 and ends December 7? This is an annual event. Given the COVID-19 pandemic, it may be more important than ever for beneficiaries to review and choose the plan that best suits their health care needs. Every year, Medicare health and drug plans make… Read more »
What Is ‘Original Medicare’ and Is It Right for Me?
Medicare was created in 1965, as part of Lyndon B. Johnson’s “Great Society.” The program began offering government-funded hospital and outpatient medical coverage for seniors at a time when older, vulnerable people were mostly left to take care of themselves. That coverage is still offered today under the moniker “Original Medicare.” Original Medicare is also… Read more »