Should I Switch to Medicare or Stay on My Employer’s Insurance?
Are you unsure whether or not you’d be better off on Medicare or your Employer Insurance? Reach out to HealthyMarks for one of our free services: Plan Evaluation Comparisons. If you are not sure whether your plan is better or worse than offered through Medicare, our team can help with an objective approach to plan evaluations.
What is the Difference Between a Supplement Plan and a Medigap Plan?
The terms “Supplement plan” and “Medigap” refer to the same type of health insurance plan – a plan that is designed to complement Original Medicare coverage. These plans are designed to help cover some of the out-of-pocket costs that Original Medicare does not cover, such as copayments, coinsurance, and deductibles.
AARP Member Benefits and AARP Medicare Plans
In San Diego, AARP has partnered with UnitedHealthcare to offer Medicare plans to its members. You must be an AARP member to enroll in one of these UnitedHealthcare AARP Medicare plans.
Medicare and Gym Memberships
Medicare recognizes the importance of physical activity and offers several options for gym memberships to its beneficiaries. Gym Memberships and the perks that come along with those memberships are often a determining factor in which insurance carrier you select for your Medicare.
How to Understand and Avoid Paying IRMAA Surcharges for Medicare
Whether you sign up for a Medicare Supplement plan or an Advantage plan, high income earners are going to be stuck paying for your additional IRMAA charges.
California Medicare Trends – What to Expect in 2023
2023 looks like a much better year for Medicare than 2022. In 2022, we saw large increases to Medicare OG and Supplement premiums because of some uncertainty around the market. Things have settled down quite nicely and I’m happy to report exciting news for 2023. Members have a lot to look forward to.
San Diego’s Popular Medicare Part D Plan is now called Aetna SmartSaver
One of San Diego Medicare’s most popular Part D prescription drug plans from Aetna just got even better. In 2023, Aenta’s SmartRx plan will be called the Aetna SmartSaver.
The Inflation Reduction Act Lowers Costs for Insulin and More
These are great steps in the right direction for preventing drug manufacturers from doing whatever they please. There were hopes that this $35 insulin cap would be for all Americans. However, the proposal failed in the Senate to garner enough GOP support, with 43 Republicans voting against it.
Meet the Sage Creek Beach Volleyball Head Coach
Keaton manages HealthyMarks and is the head coach for the beach volleyball team at Sage Creek One of the greatest...
HealthyMarks offers Home Enrollment Visits
We really enjoy meeting face to face with our new clients, something our competition rarely does. It is important that we start a true relationship and getting to know each other is a powerful tool. We’ve found that in person meetings can eliminate a lot of confusion created by a complex enrollment process.
Annie – “I’m very happy that Alexa helped me enroll in Medicare!”
"I'm very happy that Alexa helped me enroll in Medicare! I enrolled my mother in her Medicare plan so I was fairly...
Business HR Consultant Meghan Loves Working with HealthyMarks
Along with HealthyMarks Medicare, HealthyMarks also has a business insurance division helping business owners and HR teams offer the best benefits for their team.
Turning 65 is the new best birthday
When you are able to enroll in Medicare at 65, you will have access to fantastic medical insurance at a much better price. We as taxpayers have contributed to the pool that goes towards Medicare subscribers. Now it is your turn to take advantage of less expensive insurance with better benefits.
Adding Healthy Habits to your Busy Work Schedule
Employers here in North County San Diego should consider offering both the Essential Daily Immune formula and supporting their employees who wish to join Smart Fit Method. A happy and healthy office always leads to a productive team.
California Medicare Trends – What to Expect in 2022
We have been noticing some trends the past couple of years and we thought we’d share this knowledge with you so you can better prepare yourself for your Medicare enrollment in 2022.
Ron and Patty – Enrolling in Medicare with HealthyMarks
Keaton and Alexa visited me at my home and changed the situation completely. I was able to quickly wrap my head around my Medicare options and make a selection. Thanks for your help!
3 Signs You Should Evaluate a New Prescription Drug Plan This Open Enrollment
Here are 3 signs you should evaluate and switch Part D plans this Open Enrollment: Your Plan Premiums Have Become More Expensive. You Have New Prescription Drugs. You Have a Costly Part D Plan but Don’t Take Costly Prescriptions. Medicare open enrollment for 2022 goes from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7, 2021. During the Medicare open enrollment period, you can make changes to your Medicare health and drug coverage that will take effect on Jan. 1, 2022.
Understanding Prescription Drugs, Penalties, Appeals, and Pharmacies
Prescription drug coverage for Medicare enrollees is often the most difficult piece to evaluate. It can also have the biggest impact on your wallet as many prescriptions can be expensive if you do not have the correct plan. Let’s take a look at the best ways to avoid penalties and save money on your drugs.
Preparing for Retirement Advice
Working tirelessly at a job can be exhausting for many people. Whether you are approaching your 40's or your 50's,...
Reasons Why You Need Medicare Insurance
Paying medical bills can put a dent in your wallet. The number of expenses that come with a visit to the hospital can...
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