With the cost of long term care in a skilled nursing center in Westchester running upwards of $400 a day and as much as $150,000 a year, most people cannot … Read More
Although health insurance and rising premiums seem to be a recurring news story, not enough attention is paid to the fact that chronic care is NOT covered by Medicare or … Read More
Everyone who has Medicare, or is soon to take the plunge into it, hopefully understands that Parts A, B and D can be delivered to you in different ways.
The … Read More
You’ve been paying in to Social Security for decades and now you’re ready to start collecting benefits. Before you make the very important decision of when to start collecting your Social … Read More
Medicaid is complicated.
The following case study should help you sort through the maze to better understand Medicaid eligibility and how you might proceed.
Mary S. is 86 years old … Read More
Q: Am I covered by Medicare when I travel outside of the United States?
The short answer is no. Medicare coverage is limited to the U.S. and its territories, including Puerto … Read More
Patricia and Ben, clients of mine, planned to retire at the age of 65. Recognizing the increasing daily needs of their own parents, Patricia and Ben began to question whether … Read More
How much do we really have to know about Medicare and the intricacies of the health coverage for those aged 65 and older?
The short answer is way more than … Read More
Understanding your coverage under Medicare is essential, especially when dealing with a hospitalization. There are so many things to consider, so asking yourself a few key questions can help. How … Read More
Initial Enrollment Period
For those turning 65, there is a seven-month time frame around your 65th birthday – in the months before and after – in which you can sign … Read More
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