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Jan 13, 2023

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Jun 12, 2023

Can Medicare Advantage Plans be Used Out of State?

Read this before leaving for summer vacation

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Jun 7, 2023

When to Choose Medicare Advantage over Medicare Supplement

Let's discuss how this challenging question can have a few simple answers

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May 17, 2023

Medicare Advantage MSA Plans

Do You Need a Medicare MSA Plan?

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May 10, 2023

What Is a Medicare Advantage POS Plan?

Is an HMO-POS Plan Right for You?

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May 5, 2023

How Often Can I Change Medicare Plans?

You Can Change Plans only During Specific Enrollment Periods

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May 2, 2023

Can I Choose Marketplace Coverage Instead of Medicare?

Marketplace Coverage Might Not Be a Good Alternative to Medicare

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Apr 28, 2023

How to Enroll in Social Security

Follow our video guide

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Apr 25, 2023

What Is a Medicare Supplement SELECT Plan?

Is a Medicare Supplement SELECT Plan Right For You?

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Jan 24, 2024

Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) and Medicare

Medicare Enrollment May Affect Your HSA Contribution

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Apr 19, 2023

Why Is Medicare So Confusing?

We can help navigate the minefield of Medicare

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Apr 14, 2023

What Is Medical Underwriting for Medigap?

Some tips to avoid missing out on your ideal Medigap plan

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Apr 12, 2023

How Do Medicare Agents Get Paid?

Medicare commissions should not affect your choice of plan

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Apr 12, 2023

How Do Medigap Premiums Vary?

You May Not Pay the Same Premium as Your Friend

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Apr 11, 2023

What is a Medicare Beneficiary Ombudsman?

If you want to make an appeal or lodge a complaint, talk to your MBO

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Apr 11, 2023

Do All Hospitals Accept Medicare Advantage Plans?

Your plan may limit your access to a particular network

What is the ICEP?

Apr 7, 2023

What is the Medicare ICEP?

Fair Square makes enrolling easy

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Apr 6, 2023

Do You Need Books on Medicare?

Read this before adding books to your cart

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Apr 3, 2023

Medicare Consulting Services

Call today for a free consultation

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Mar 28, 2023

Can Medicare Advantage Plans Deny Coverage for Pre-Existing Conditions?

Read this if you have pre-existing conditions

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Mar 24, 2023

Medicare Advantage Plans for Disabled People Under 65

See if Medicare Advantage is the right choice for you

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Mar 23, 2023

Medicare Supplement Plans for Low-Income Seniors

Read to see how Medigap plans fit with your budget

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Mar 20, 2023

How Much Does a Medicare Coach Cost?

Talking with a Fair Square expert comes at no cost

20 Q's with Fair Square

Mar 17, 2023

20 Questions to Ask Your Medicare Agent

You have questions. We have answers.

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Mar 3, 2023

How Does the End of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Affect Your Medicare?

Your guide to Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance coverage after the end of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergen

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Feb 24, 2023

What to Do When Your Doctor Doesn't Take Medicare

Simple Strategies to Manage Your Out-of-Pocket Costs

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Feb 10, 2023

Medicare Guaranteed Issue Rights by State

Guaranteed Issue Rights in some States Are More Favorable than Others

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Feb 3, 2023

Explaining the Different Enrollment Periods for Medicare

Don't Miss Your Window: Your Guide to Medicare Enrollment Periods

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Jan 20, 2023

What Happens to Unused Medicare Set-Aside Funds?

Your unused Medicare Set-Aside funds are never lost

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Jan 18, 2023

What You Need to Know About Creditable Coverage

Can you stick with employer insurance or move to Medicare?

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Jan 7, 2023

Do You Need Medigap if You're Eligible for Both Medicare and Medicaid?

You may enroll in more than one plan, but you don't need all three. Here's why:

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Jan 6, 2023

What Are Medicare Part B Excess Charges?

Avoid excess charges and save money

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Jan 4, 2023

Finding the Best Dental Plans for Seniors

Essential advice for Medicare beneficiaries

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Dec 28, 2022

How to Deduct Medicare Expenses from Your Taxes

Deducting Medicare expenses helps you get the most out of your tax return

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Dec 27, 2022

How Much Does Medicare Part B Cost in 2023?

Medicare Part B Premiums and Deductibles in 2023

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Dec 22, 2022

Can I Laminate My Medicare Card?

The answer may surprise you

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Dec 21, 2022

How is Medicare Changing in 2023?

Read to see if you can expect to save money this year

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Dec 21, 2022

Explaining IRMAA on Medicare

Paying more than you expected? Let's talk it through

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Dec 21, 2022

What is the 8-Minute Rule on Medicare?

Avoid getting charged extra with this rule

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Dec 19, 2022

Do I Need Medicare If My Spouse Has Insurance?

If they've got creditable coverage, you can stick with your insurance plan

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Dec 15, 2022

What's the Deal with Flex Cards?

Medicare buyers beware

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Dec 8, 2022

Can Doctors Choose Not to Accept Medicare?

Read this before going to the doctor

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Dec 6, 2022

Does Medicare Pay for Funeral Expenses?

Medicare doesn't offer coverage

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Dec 1, 2022

What's the Difference Between HMO and PPO Plans?

HMO or PPO: Which Medicare Health Plan Is Right for You?

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Nov 29, 2022

Do I Need to Renew My Medicare?

Only if it suits you to change

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Nov 21, 2022

How Does Medicare Pay for Emergency Room Visits?

Avoid the stress by knowing how you are covered

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Nov 18, 2022

How Much Does Medicare Part A Cost in 2023?

How your costs might change in 2023

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Nov 18, 2022

When Can You Change Medicare Supplement Plans?

Read this before you switch

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Oct 11, 2022

How Medicare Costs Can Pile Up

An in-depth look at different scenarios leading to devastating bills

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Oct 3, 2022

Can I Have Two Primary Care Physicians?

Everything You Need to Know About Having Multiple Primary Care Physicians

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Sep 27, 2022

How Your Employer Insurance and Medicare Work Together

A guide for when to delay Medicare enrollment and how you are covered

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Sep 19, 2022

Can I Change Medicare Advantage Plans Any Time? | Medicare Plans

Find Out When You Can Switch Medicare Advantage Plans

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Sep 16, 2022

Which Medigap Policies Provide Coverage for Long-Term Care?

Everything You Need to Know About Long-Term Care

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Sep 14, 2022

Can I switch From Medicare Advantage to Medigap?

Things You Need to Know Before Switching Plans

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Aug 1, 2022

Comparing All Medigap Plans | Chart Updated for 2023

Choose a Medigap Plan that's Right for You

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Jul 25, 2022

How Much Does Medicare Cost?

Medicare in 2023: What You Need to Know

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Jul 15, 2022

How to Apply for Medicare?

You Can Apply for Medicare Online, in Person, or over the Phone

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Jun 16, 2022

Does Retiring at Age 62 Make Me Eligible for Medicare?

Can Your Medicare Begin if You Retire at Age 62

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May 12, 2022

Everything About Your Medicare Card + Medicare Number

We Discuss Different Medicare Cards, the Medicare Number, and How to Use Them.

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May 5, 2022

Are Medicare Advantage Plans Bad?

The Pros and Cons of Medicare Advantage Plans

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Apr 8, 2022

How Do I Sign up for Medicare? A Simple How-To Guide For You

Understanding the Different Medicare Plans, When to Enroll, and How

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Jan 3, 2022

Medicare Explained

(in three minutes and updated for 2022)

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Jan 28, 2022

Plan G vs. Plan N

What's the Difference Between the Most Popular Medicare Supplements?

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Jun 8, 2020

What If I Don't Like My Plan?

How "returns" work in the Medicare world.


Jan 10, 2023

How to Choose a Medigap Plan

Making Sense Out of the Medigap Alphabet Soup

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May 25, 2020

Estimating Prescription Drug Costs

How our software figures out what you'll pay for prescriptions this year.


May 25, 2020

Medigap vs. Medicare Advantage

What's the difference between value and fee-based plans?

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May 20, 2020

Medicare 101

How Medicare is a lot like putting on layers on a cold day.

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