Archive for the ‘Medicare Info’ Category

How Much Does Medicare Cost?

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For most people, turning 65 brings some relief in the area of health insurance costs.

When you’re in your early 60s, you have the highest health insurance rates going, but at 65 you can enter the Medicare system, which is a very different place. There’s a lot to consider, and you are buried under an avalanche …

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Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Premium Increase for 2014

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of SC is raising their Medicare supplement premiums beginning January 1, 2014.

You can expect to receive something in the mail next week from Blue Cross regarding the details of your premium increase. The new increase is in addition to any normal increase brought about by a big birthday.

Rate increases happen from …

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Do you have a Medicare Supplement Plan with Carolina Care Plan?

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You won’t next year.

Carolina Care Plan is exiting the market in South Carolina, so you will have to find another Medicare supplement provider for 2014. The company will mail a notice informing you of their decision on October 1.

Here’s what to expect and what you can do about it:

Medical coverage will end at midnight on …

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Mutual of Omaha Medicare Supplement Rate Increase

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Mutual of Omaha has announced a premium increase for their Medicare Supplement plans in South Carolina and other states.

In South Carolina, plan F (the most popular plan) and A will go up 9%. Plan G will go up 5%.┬áThese changes will take effect for existing policyholders on August 1, 2013 and will impact new enrollees …

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