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When to Enroll In Insurance

Health insurance is one of those things that most folks don’t really think about until they need it. While health insurance is a necessity, it can be difficult or impossible to obtain outside of set enrollment periods. Knowing the firm deadlines can help you stay on top of your healthcare ...
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Local Help to Navigate your Medicare Enrollment Process

How having an agent on your side can make all the difference. It’s a situation we see often: Mr. Client is turning 65 in a month and Mrs. Client, who is already on Medicare, knows the Annual Enrollment Period is starting soon. Between the two of them, they’ve received enough ...
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10 Things You Should Know About Medicare

Answers to your questions about Medicare like, What’s covered, Enrollment deadlines, Free Services, and more. The Medicare program was signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson on July 30, 1965. Former President Harry S. Truman and his wife were the first beneficiaries. Medicare continues to cover hospital and doctor's ...
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Medicare FAQ | Your Insurance Gal

1. When am I eligible for Medicare? After you have been a resident of the United States for at least 5 years and are over the age of 65 (or qualify for coverage due to a long-term disability). 2. When is Medicare Annual Enrollment for 2022? Annual Enrollment for 2022 ...
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How Medicare Benefits You

If you’re nearing your 65th birthday, eyeing retirement, or just planning for the future, it’s a good idea to have a grasp on what Medicare is and how it works. For most people, it’s a great option for covering medical costs into your later years. Here are some of the ways ...
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How long before you turn 65 do you apply for Medicare?

The short answer: Three Months. A little explanation: Medicare enrollment begins 3 months before your 65th birthday and continues to the end of the 3rd month after your birth month. If you aren’t already enrolled and receiving Social Security, you will need to sign up during this period. If you are receiving ...
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United by a Common Thread

How the Your Insurance Gal Agency team can change your Medicare experience for the better. There’s nothing more frustrating than not getting what you asked for. Be it the wrong kind of entree at a restaurant or an online order that’s three sizes too small, it’s tough to not quite ...
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Information Overload: The Differences between Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement Plans

There’s a lot of confusion surrounding the difference between Medicare Supplement and Medicare Advantage plans. While they may seem similar at first glance, they’re full of differences that can be vital for your specific healthcare needs. While Original Medicare is a great foundation for comprehensive coverage it was never meant ...
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Bells and Whistles: The Often-Overlooked Benefits of a Medicare Advantage Plan

Medicare Advantage is a fantastic program that’s been providing seniors with affordable and comprehensive medical care since its original legislation in the late 1990s. With typically lower premium rates than Medicare Supplement plans and the appeal of Medicare Advantage-Prescription Drug (MAPD) plans that conveniently roll medical, hospital, and drug coverage ...
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How to Make the Most Out of Your Medicare and How a Local Agent Can Set The Field In Your Favor

“It’s fall? Again?! It’s like it happens every year or something.” As the heat and leisure of summer begin to melt away once again into golden leaves and frosty mornings, it’s easy to wonder where on earth the time has gotten away to. This feeling can be especially true for ...
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