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Health Insurance

There are many available resources to help you understand and navigate the health insurance market.

Health Insurance Term Dictionary

Decode some of the terminology used in health insurance here.

Parts of Medicare Affected by the Affordable Care Act

Some parts of Medicare are changing because of the ACA.

Services Provided Under Medicare Supplement Policies

A list of what you can expect a Medicare Supplement policy to cover.

Medicare SELECT Insurance

Medicare SELECT insurance have specific hospitals you must use for full benefits.

Understand Your Rights

Protect yourself by upholding your rights.

Medicare

Medicare is a 4 part federal insurance program

Healthcare Reform Overview

Learn what "Obamacare" is and what changed with it.

Tips and Warnings

Keep yourself safe and covered with these guidelines.

Turning 50

Turning 50 means you need to think through issues now to avoid problems later.

The Costs of Long-Term Care

In 2015, the average cost of care in a Kansas nursing home was $60,225 per year. Learn about more more costs here.

How to Enroll in Medicare

Learn the ins and outs of how and when to enroll in Medicare.

Helpful Resources

A guide to finding someone to help you make the right decisions about Medicare.

Medicare Part A

Part A of Medicare was created to cover inpatient care in hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, hospice, and some home health care.

Medicare Part B

Part B of Medicare covers most doctor services, some outpatient hospital, and home health care services: this includes some physical and occupational therapy.

Medicare Part C

Medicare Advantage Plans are an alternative way of receiving Part A and Part B coverage.

Medicare Part D

Medicare provides prescription drug coverage to help enrollees pay for the drugs they need to stay healthy.

Lower Your Costs During the Part D Coverage Gap

4 simple steps to help make your money go farther.

How Other Insurance Works With Medicare Part D

Know how your other insurance plans work alongside Medicare Part D.

5 Things to Consider When Looking at a Medicare Advantage Plan

5 questions to answer before buying a Medicare Advantage Plan.

Medicare Terms Dictionary

Decode some of the terminology used in Medicare here.

How Supplemental Insurance Premium Rates Are Determined

Premium rates for Medicare supplement insurance policies are determined by either issue age or attained age.

Medicare Supplement Insurance Shopping Guide

A quick, easy tool to be an informed buyer.

Enrollment

Enrollment is typically annual, but there are some special exceptions

Seniors and Baby Boomers

Learn about auto, home, health, and life insurance.

Medicare Supplement Policies

Medicare was never intended to pay 100% of medical bills. Medigap can help cover some of those expenses.

How Medicare Is Divided

Medicare has four parts and each part covers different parts of health insurance.