When is Medicare Annual Election Period? | HealthTN.com

When is Medicare Annual Election Period?

HealthTN Medicare, Prescription Drugs, Seniors, Video

[iframe width=”640″ height=”360″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/SblQcevXNKM?rel=0″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen] Medicare Annual Election Period If you want to change Medicare Advantage (Medicare Part C) or Medicare Part D (prescription drug coverage) plans, the best time to do so is during the Annual Election Period (also called Open Enrollment Period), which runs from October 15 to December 7 each year. During that period, you can: …

What is the “Donut-Hole”?

What is the “Donut Hole”?

HealthTN Medicare, Prescription Drugs, Seniors

If you aren’t familiar with Medicare, it is a health insurance program for people 65 or older, people under 65 with certain disabilities, and people with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure). People with Medicare have the option of paying a monthly premium for outpatient prescription drug coverage. This prescription drug coverage is called Medicare Part D and it has …

How to Avoid & Report Medicare Fraud and Abuse

HealthTN Medicare, Seniors

Trust is the primary factor in patient-physician relationships. However, the current system may be subject to fraud. Protecting your personal information must be a primary concern to fight this battle. Billions of dollars’ worth of tax-payers’ money is lost this way and it is up to the public to be alert, avoid and report medicare fraud and abuse, so the …

Just What the Heck is Short-Term Health Insurance?

HealthTN Uncategorized

…and why do I need it? Well, Obamacare defines short-term Health Insurance as: “…a smart and inexpensive temporary solution for those in between coverage options, those traveling out-of-network, and those looking to fill gaps in coverage.” Now, that is about as clear as mud, so let’s get a better working definition so YOU can decide if it makes sense for …

Turning 65 soon? How to transition from the Marketplace to Medicare coverage

HealthTN Affordable Care Act/Obamacare, Medicare, Seniors

  Turning 65 soon? How to transition from the Marketplace to Medicare coverage – it’s not too soon to start planning for your coverage to switch. If you have a Marketplace plan now, you can keep it until your medicare coverage starts. Then, you can cancel the Marketplace plan without penalty. When to apply for Medicare Once Medicare eligibility begins, you’ll …

5 Questions About Dental Coverage in the Marketplace

5 Questions About Dental Coverage in the Marketplace

HealthTN Affordable Care Act/Obamacare

You’ve got questions; we’ve got answers. Read these 5 questions to learn more about dental coverage in the Health Insurance Marketplace. Can I get dental coverage through the Marketplace? In the Marketplace, dental coverage is included in some health plans. You can also get a stand-alone plan and pay a separate premium. How do I add dental coverage to my …

2015 Southern Summer Workout Playlist

2015 Southern Summer Workout Playlist

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At HealthTN.com we’re not just about selling insurance, but making sure you take good care of yourself as a whole.  Our headquarters are located in Music City USA (Nashville, TN), so our team naturally started compiling a list of our favorite workout jams. Now, you can enjoy our 2015 Southern Summer Workout Playlist during your next workout! What songs make up …

5 Questions to Ask About Your New Doctor

5 Questions to Ask About Your New Doctor

HealthTN Affordable Care Act/Obamacare

Choosing a doctor is one of the most important decisions you’ll make about your health care. Finding the right one can take a little work, but is well worth it. If you’ve already had your first visit with a primary care doctor under your new plan, ask yourself these 5 questions to make sure your new doctor is the right …

15 Preventive Care Benefits for Adults

15 Preventive Care Benefits for Adults

HealthTN Affordable Care Act/Obamacare

All Marketplace plans and many other plans must cover the following list of preventive care services without charging you a copayment or coinsurance. This is true even if you haven’t met your yearly deductible. This applies only when these services are delivered by a network provider. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm one-time screening for men of specified ages who have ever smoked …