Safe Driving for Seniors | MedicarePlanFinder

Safe Driving for Seniors

Anastasia Iliou General

Safe Driving for Seniors Did you know that approximately one in four drivers is a senior? As we age, our reaction times get slower, we naturally lose some mobility, and our senses weaken, making driving more dangerous. Safe driving for seniors is not much different from safe driving for younger adults. You should always wear your seatbelt, look over your …

Medicare and Dermatology | MedicarePlanFinder

Medicare and Dermatology

Anastasia Iliou General, Medicare

Medicare and Dermatology Did you know that Medicare Part B and Medicare Advantage plans can cover some dermatology services? If your condition is medically necessary, Part B will cover doctor services relating to evaluating, diagnosing, or treating skin conditions. Medicare will not cover cosmetic treatments, and it will only cover skin cancer screenings if you are showing symptoms. How much …

Can We Treat Mental Illness with LSD? | MedicarePlanFinder

Can We Treat Mental Illness with LSD?

Anastasia Iliou General, News

Can We Treat Mental Illness with LSD? Did you know that LSD was originally created as a blood stimulant? That’s right, it was never intended to be used as a psychedelic drug. In fact, from the drug’s inception up until 1967 (when it became illegal), psychiatrists experimented with using LSD as a treatment for depression. LSD Treatment Testing in 2018 …

Medicare Special Needs Plans | MedicarePlanFinder

Medicare Special Needs Plans

Anastasia Iliou General, Medicare

What are Medicare Special Needs Plans? A Medicare Special Needs Plan, or SNP, is a Medicare Advantage plan that is designed to provide coordinated care for Medicare beneficiaries with special needs. SNPs are required to have an approved Model of Care (MOC) to ensure high-quality services and must seek approval every year. The requirements make SNPs a great option for …

Medicare Terms to Know | Medicare Plan Finder

Medicare Terms To Know

Anastasia Iliou General

Medicare Terms To Know There’s nothing wrong with not knowing what certain words mean when you’re looking into healthcare. A lot of the terms and phrases are ones that you would never see anywhere else! Medicare and all its parts can be confusing, but that’s why we’re here. These are some of the Medicare terms that we want to help …

Medicare Transportation Solutions | MedicarePlanFinder

Medicare Transportation Solutions

Anastasia Iliou General

Medicare Transportation Solutions As ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft grow in popularity, more and more Medicare Advantage plans are including transportation services in their coverage. This year, CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) announced that in 2019, Medicare Advantage plans will have more freedom to provide coverage for services such as food delivery and transportation. Ambulance Transportation Medicare …

Understanding Medicare Enrollment Periods | MedicarePlanFinder

Understanding Medicare Enrollment Periods

Anastasia Iliou General, Medicare

Understanding Medicare Enrollment Periods Did you know that most people can only enroll in Medicare during a few months out of the year? Read through to figure out when you are eligible to enroll. If you still need help, one of your licensed agents can answer your questions! IEP (Initial Enrollment Period) Most seniors will begin with an IEP. Your …

Medicare and Telehealth | MedicarePlanFinder

Medicare and Telehealth

Anastasia Iliou Medicare

Medicare and Telehealth Do you have trouble getting to your doctor’s appointments? Do you have a disabling condition or a lack of adequate transportation? Medicare and Telehealth may be the solution for you. What is Telehealth? Telehealth is a way for you to access quality care without having to leave your home. It began as a way for patients in …

Medicare-Covered YMCA Services | MedicarePlanFinder

Get YMCA Medicare Coverage

Anastasia Iliou Fitness & Health

Get YMCA Medicare Coverage Wishing you could afford a gym membership or a yoga class? You might be able to get the coverage you need with Medicare. Chronic disease prevention is one of the requirements for all Medicare plans, which is why the YMCA offers programs for fall prevention, hypertension, diabetes, cancer survivorship, and more. Seniors who have physician referrals …

Why You Should Have A Final Expense Policy | MedicarePlanFinder

Why You Need A Final Expense Policy

Anastasia Iliou General

Why You Need A Final Expense Policy Did you know that final expense is completely separate from life insurance? That’s right – even if you already have life insurance, you may not be completely covered for costs you incur at the end of your life. We know planning for the end of your life can be upsetting, so we want to …