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Medicare Coverage

Selecting your Medicare insurance coverage is one of the most important decisions you can make. Millie Browning and Gary Roth each hold more than three decades of experience assisting seniors with their Medicare plans.  Millie and Gary help Iron Ridge clients understand and evaluate the many complex options available to them, including Medicare Advantage plans, stand-alone Medicare Part D prescription drug plans, and Medicare supplemental insurance (Medigap).

 

Whether you’re new to Medicare or evaluating your options during the annual Open Enrollment Period, Iron Ridge’s experienced agents will help you understand the pros and cons of each option and choose the Medicare plan that will best fit your individual health needs and your budget. Our goal is to offer you the right coverage, with the right carrier, at the right price.

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Gary Roth

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Understanding Medicare:

  • “Traditional Medicare” includes Medicare Part A and Part B, which are managed by the Federal Government. 

    • Medicare Part A is often called hospital insurance, and generally covers inpatient hospital care, skilled nursing facilities, hospice, and home health services.

    • Medicare Part B covers medically necessary services, including doctor visits, lab tests, and surgeries, as well as preventative services.

  • Medicare Part C (Medicare Advantage) is managed by private insurance companies, and is an alternate to Parts A and B.  Part C is required by law to provide at least the same coverage as Medicare Parts A and B, but also offers additional benefits that vary by plan. Some Medicare Advantage Plans also include prescription drug coverage (Part D).

  • Medicare Part D helps cover the cost of prescription drugs, and is also offered by private insurance companies. These plans add prescription coverage to Original Medicare, and can also be combined with any Medicare Advantage plans that don’t already include Part D.

  • Medicare Supplemental Insurance (Medigap) is also sold by private insurance companies.  These plans can offset some of the health costs that Medicare alone doesn’t cover, including copayments, coinsurance, and deductibles.

Carriers:

This is a partial list of the carriers we work with to provide insurance options for Medicare beneficiaries:

  • Aetna

  • Cigna

  • Humana

  • SilverScript

  • United American

  • UnitedHealthcare

  • WellCare

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