Latest Medicare Part D Stories

2013-11-08 23:22:22

MedicareMall.com examines possible implications of the continued increase in Medigap enrollment nationwide. With enrollment in Medicare supplement plans now exceeding 10 million—or about 20 percent of people on Medicare—it appears that the Medicare program is at a crossroads. San Marcos, Texas (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) reports that the number of Americans enrolled in Medicare supplement plans, following a steady increase in recent years, now...

2013-11-07 23:34:36

Scam Alert! The Michigan Medicare Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP) and Region 9 Area Agency on Aging are alerting Medicare beneficiaries of potential scams. Lansing, MI (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Enrolling in health care insurance? Feeling overwhelmed? Michiganders are bombarded with information about the Marketplace – The Exchanges – Medicaid Expansion – Obamacare – Open Enrollment for Medicare. It’s all happening at once. If you are a Medicare participant, you have another...

2013-11-06 23:25:44

Comparing Medicare supplement insurance is finally simple and easy. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 FreeMedicareReport.com, a leader in analyzing Medicare supplement options, announces the release of their online Medicare supplement comparison tool. The online comparison tool is available at no cost and provides a wealth of information about all insurance companies offering Medicare supplement products. FreeMedicareReport.com is working towards changing how people compare Medicare...

2013-10-30 23:29:53

The latest issue of Drug Benefit News takes a look at how insurers and PBMs are using copay coupons to boost adherence to specialty drugs. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Many health plans and PBMs agree that copay coupons offered by makers of traditional brand-name drugs thwart formulary compliance, and have attempted to combat their use through tactics such as enlarging copay differentials and applying utilization management. But when it comes to coupons and discount programs...

2013-10-29 23:31:42

October 15 through December 7 marks the start of Medicare shopping season. MMAP is urging Medicare beneficiaries and their family to review the new 2014 Medicare prescription drug plans. (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Each year from October 15 through December 7, Medicare beneficiaries have an opportunity to enroll in a prescription drug plan for the new calendar year (2014). While individuals may stay with their current plan, the Michigan Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP) recommends...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'