Monthly Archive: August 2014

Aug 31

Medicare Increase Deductibles And Copays For 2011

The 2011 Medicare copay and deductible information is available. In being true to our promise to provide you with the best products, services and marketing support to grow your business, we have begun the process of updating our marketing materials (brochures and outlines) and making them available early December. A reminder communication with the 2011 …

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Aug 31

Medicare Medigap Guides In Finding The Plan Suitable For You

Finding a guide that can help you in choosing the plan best for you can leave you stress-free. It not easy to determine the plan that is suited for you as there are lots of Medicare policies available in your state. Currently, the federal and state law prescribes insurance companies to offer Medigap policies which …

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Aug 30

What Is Medicare Part D Coverage Gap

Donut Hole is a phrase used to illustrate the out of cover prescribed medicine expenses in Medicare Part D. Part D is considered as the US government insurance coverage program, that insures prescribed drug expenses of the policy owners. However, whenever the claimed prescription drugs cost is beyond the plan’s credit limit or perhaps outside …

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Aug 30

Which ICD-9 Code for Medicare Essure Procedure Scenario

Here’s an ob-gyn coding scenario you might run into: “One of our ob-gyns carried out an essure procedure on a Medicare patient for recurrent situational anxiety of pregnancy. What ICD-9 code should I report here?” Medicare doesn’t pay for sterilization under this condition. You should think about this particular service (58565, Hysteroscopy, surgical; with bilateral …

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Aug 30

The Truth About Medicare Advantage Plans

Medicare Advantage Plans have gotten a bad rap over the past few years. One prominent website that sells Medigap plans practically rails against Advantage plans (like HMO’s and PPO’s). The owner of the site goes so far as to say that Medicare beneficiaries are always better off with Original Medicare (Part A and Part B) …

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Aug 29

Medicare Plans-Some Quick points you must know

There are two health insurance plans for senior are available in market and insurance agents are dedicated to helping seniors to find the best information about these plans. There are two are Medicare and Medigap. Medicare plans is available for 65 and older people. Medicare does not cover everything so that this gap medigap is …

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Aug 29

Learn About Medicare Advantage Plans

The Original Medicare Plan is a fee-for-service option that offers coverage for most health care services and only some prescription drugs. The insured can only go to medical facilities and see doctors that accept Medicare insurance. The individual being covered receives a red, white or blue Medicare card to present to the physician. The deductible …

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Aug 27

Botox For Excessive Underarm Sweating Is Now Under Medicare

Hyperhidrosis or excessive sweating is a very common condition and affects over 3% of the population in Australia. Many suffers of excess sweating do not know that there are effective methods to stop and prevent sweating. The Sweat Free Clinic at Westside Dermatology treats all forms of sweating including excessive underarm sweating, also known as …

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Aug 26

Why You Need A Medicare Supplement Plan

Medicare is one of the most successful and popular social programs in the United States without which many of our seniors would be unable to get the healthcare they need. With costly and limited-coverage health insurance policies that fewer are able to afford, many look forward to the day when they, too, are able to …

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Aug 26

Making Sense of Medicare Part D – Out-of-Pocket Expenses

OOP Threshold – $750 in OOP expenses at $2250 = $2850 remaining to reach the OOP Threshold. Since after $2250 in expenditures enrollees are 100% responsible for their drug costs we can simply add the $2850 remaining to reach the OOP Threshold to the $2250 in drug expenditures to get: $2250 + $2850 = $5100 …

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