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Medicare is the largest payer of Healthcare services in the United States with 20% of allfederal spending going towards the program. Join hosts Meg Koepke and Melissa Cohen from Aurrera Health Group as they engage the universe of stakeholders - patients, clinicians, policy makers, insurers, caregivers, advocates and disruptors to discuss how this program has evolved since the passage of the ACA and how it needs to keep evolving to provide better care at lower costs for its beneficiaries.
 
Most of us will eventually have Medicare, and you probably have a family member or friend who is currently a Medicare beneficiary. There is a lot to learn about these vital benefits, and I will use my 10 years of experience working with Medicare beneficiaries to teach you how it works.
 
Helping you navigate, understand and properly enroll into the Best Medicare Insurance Plan. He knows how to make Medicare Supplement Plans and Medicare Advantage plans work for you. With more than thirty years of experience, Tracy McManamon answers all of your Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement Insurance questions. Free Expert Consultations exclusively to Podcast listeners by calling 877-549-1212. OneSourceBenefits.com
 
How much would you pay out-of-pocket for a five day hospital stay on Medicare? The majority of people have no idea! The problem with Medicare is there is too much information. An overwhelming amount of information and not enough resources. Medicare Nation solves that problem by educating you about all the things you want to know about Medicare, but are afraid to ask. This podcast will educate you about the components of Medicare, the different categories of Medicare Plans and Medicare benefi ...
 
Who needs Medicare help? Everybody! Financial advisors do. CPAs do. People approaching age 65 do. People over age 65 do. Right, we have a lot of work to do! We bring you real stories and real suggestions so that you can make the best Medicare decisions possible for you and your family. Need more help? Call us at 248-871-7756 and our friendly and helpful advisors can help further. Also visit our website for educational content. www.bhgvault.com
 
Changes to the Medicare payment system are on the horizon, and physicians around the country are wondering how the new Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) will impact their practices. This series from the American Medical Association provides an inside look at what’s to come and what physicians can do now to prepare for the transition to MACRA. Hear from industry experts and physician leaders about their experiences with new payment models, quality reporting and more. Sponso ...
 
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Supposed "experts" get cautious shoppers all worked up over nothing: attained age and issue age increases in the future will depend entirely on unpredictable circumstances and how each company reacts to them. (Most severe critic: A+) Inspired by "MEDICARE FOR THE LAZY MAN; Simplest & Easiest Guide Ever! (2021)" on Amazon.com. Return to leave a shor…
 
Stephanie and Ben discuss who developed the vaccine; who is profiting from it; and the fight for global vaccine equity on this episode with guests David Mitchell of Patients for Affordable Drugs and Andrew Goldstein, a public hospital primary care doctor, assistant professor of medicine at NYU, activist, and organizer with the Free the Vaccine and …
 
This is episode 58, “What You Need To Know About Medicare, Medigap, Medicare (Dis)Advantage, and How Medicare for All Benefits Seniors, Part 2.“ My guest, Diane Archer, is founder and president of Just Care USA, an independent digital media hub that focuses on health and financial issues facing boomers and their parents. Ms. Archer serves on the Br…
 
If your state forces insurance companies to use unisex community rates for Medicare Supplements, you could pay through the nose. Art & Sandy almost fell into that trap but then they learned about High Deductible plans which provide a monthly savings of $195 for EACH of them. They have the greatest agent in the whole wide world! (Most severe critic:…
 
Also, the BC/BS Association is under severe legal pressure from a $2.67 billion class action suit. Finally, a short Q & A may help shed some light on IRMAA. (Most severe critic: A) Inspired by "MEDICARE FOR THE LAZY MAN; Simplest & Easiest Guide Ever! (2021)" on Amazon.com. Return to leave a short customer review & help future readers. Official web…
 
M&M host Mandy Bell, Avera eCARE Innovation Officer and Founding Member of the American Board of Telehealth for a conversation on the future of telemedicine and the impacts for Medicare and health equity. For more information check out averaecare.org and AmericanBoardofTelehealth.orgMeg Koepke and Melissa Cohen による
 
Also, we have a report from Steve on Go Go Meds and hear from an enthusiastic fan in Indiana who suddenly realizes he is corresponding with his favorite Medicare expert, the actual author of MLM! (Most severe critic: B+) Inspired by "MEDICARE FOR THE LAZY MAN; Simplest & Easiest Guide Ever! (2021)" on Amazon.com. Return to leave a short customer re…
 
A clever bit of subterfuge managed to get this coosome - twosome back on the right track. Also, briefly mentioned, is Warren's Mother who was sick of her popularity with Medicare insurance salesmen who won't stop bothering her. We visit the happy conclusion in a future episode! (Most severe critic: A) Inspired by "MEDICARE FOR THE LAZY MAN; Simples…
 
Here come Plan G+ and HDG+ which include many popular (formerly) optional benefits for a very small additional cost. The birth has taken place in Illinois but should spread across the Medicare world soon, we hope! (Most severe critic: A-) {Correction: it was a 1957 Plymouth, not a Chevy!} Inspired by "MEDICARE FOR THE LAZY MAN; Simplest & Easiest G…
 
One doctor's study shows a disturbing trend: those under 65 are waiting for Medicare enrollment to seek treatment for potentially deadly conditions. Tsk tsk! There is no reason to risk your life by waiting until it is too late! (Most severe critic: A) Inspired by "MEDICARE FOR THE LAZY MAN; Simplest & Easiest Guide Ever! (2021)" on Amazon.com. Retu…
 
62% of people now have a positive opinion of drug companies, up from 32% in 2020. What’s responsible for the sudden shift, and do pharmaceutical companies deserve this newfound adoration? We’re joined by Shannon Rotolo, co-founder of Pharmacists for Single Payer and a clinical pharmacy specialist at the University of Chicago Medicine, to debunk ind…
 
After a round of "Stump the Expert" I try to regain my composure by dipping into the mailbag to address some burning questions. (Most severe critic: B+) Inspired by "MEDICARE FOR THE LAZY MAN; Simplest & Easiest Guide Ever! (2021)" on Amazon.com. Return to leave a short customer review & help future readers. Official website: https://www.MedicareFo…
 
Also, blessed are the landscapers, especially those who turn out not to be all that noisy after all! (Most severe critic: A+) Inspired by "MEDICARE FOR THE LAZY MAN; Simplest & Easiest Guide Ever! (2021)" on Amazon.com. Return to leave a short customer review & help future readers. Official website: https://www.MedicareForTheLazyMan.com Send questi…
 
The Feds have very struct rules about what your agent may call this opportunity. If he messes it up you can turn him in!(Most severe critic: A) Inspired by "MEDICARE FOR THE LAZY MAN; Simplest & Easiest Guide Ever! (2021)" on Amazon.com. Return to leave a short customer review & help future readers. Official website: https://www.MedicareForTheLazyM…
 
This is episode 57, “What You Need To Know About Medicare, Medigap, Medicare (Dis)Advantage, and How Medicare for All Benefits Seniors, Part 1.“ My guest, Diane Archer, is founder and president of Just Care USA, an independent digital media hub that focuses on health and financial issues facing boomers and their parents. Ms. Archer serves on the Br…
 
NEITHER! The insurance company needs to remain profitable AND competitive, so the premium rates will be adjusted downward or upward as needed to meet their goals. …and don't let those liars tempt you into accepting Community Rating, either! That's just like asking insurance company actuaries to don blindfolds and fling throwing knives at their pret…
 
After my humiliating defeat we briefly dip into the MLM Mailbag to respond to some questions from readers. (Most severe critic: A) Inspired by "MEDICARE FOR THE LAZY MAN; Simplest & Easiest Guide Ever! (2021)" on Amazon.com. Return to leave a short customer review & help future readers. Official website: https://www.MedicareForTheLazyMan.com Send q…
 
M&M host Mai Pham, MD to discuss high value healthcare, transformation and her new endeavor to improve care for the neurodiverse and intellectually and developmentally disabled population. For more information on the Institute for Exceptional Care visit ie-care.orgMeg Koepke and Melissa Cohen による
 
Also known as "short term" health insurance, it is stripped of many of the costly ACA mandates, giving it a streamlined level of protection at a greatly reduced cost. For a temporary need of a year or two (or maybe three) this could be a cost effective alternative for very healthy people. (Most severe critic: A-) Inspired by "MEDICARE FOR THE LAZY …
 
Join hosts Meg Koepke and Melissa Cohen from Aurrera Health Group as they engage the universe of stakeholders - patients, clinicians, policy makers, insurers, caregivers, advocates and disruptors to discuss how this program has evolved since the passage of the ACA and how it needs to keep evolving to provide better care at lower costs for its benef…
 
Among other freebies, there are 20 different preventive screenings that are covered in full by Medicare: no cost sharing at all! Additionally, we describe the relatively new Telehealth benefit and explain to listeners how to check a PDP (Prescription Drug Plan) to make certain it is still the lowest cost plan available. (Most severe critic: A-) Ins…
 
In our inaugural mailbag episode, Rose Roach – Executive Director of the Minnesota Nurses – joins us to answer your questions about how Medicare for All would save money and impact rural hospitals, how to answer to pushback on cost, talking to conservatives about Medicare for All, the political landscape, petitions as a base-building tool, and more…
 
A newly discovered prescription discount card has a silly name - Go Go Meds - but just may save some $$$ when filling prescriptions. Are you covered by a BCBS Managed care or Advantage plan in Oklahoma? If so and if you seek treatment from a St. Francis Health System provider, don't expect your insurance company to pay for it. Those two have parted…
 
Thanks to our favorite interrogator Steve, I get to read very specific instructions about the best way to communicate with the Feds about enrolling in Part B without endangering their oh so delicate health. How about withdrawing from Part B while temporarily joining an employer group insurance plan? That process is a little more murky. (Most severe…
 
A "people person" might just find insurance sales to be a very rewarding and lucrative professional career path. Also, are you a woman of "a certain age" who has let her hair go natural during the 2020 Chinese virus panic? Don't rush back to the beautician; turns out the dudes in your life may really enjoy your new appearance! (Most severe critic: …
 
This is episode 56, “How Medicare For All Would Benefit People With Disabilities and the LGBTQIA Community.” My guest, Rosie Bean, has been politically engaged from an early age. They are a part of the LGBTQIA community and a disabled individual. This has made the fight for justice personal for Rosie. They started out as a moderate liberal Democrat…
 
An insurance company position paper suggests that agents steer customers to Plan N as the the rates for Plan G respond to upward pressure. Completely ignored is the best money-saver in the business: HDG! (Most severe critic: A) Inspired by "MEDICARE FOR THE LAZY MAN; Simplest & Easiest Guide Ever! (2021)" on Amazon.com. Return to leave a short cust…
 
Among the take-aways is that we are all separate individuals in the Medicare world. Husbands and wives may find themselves with different supplement plans from different companies. However, watch out for the salesman who insists that you buy a drug plan from your Medicare Supplement insurance company. Insist on a search for the least expensive plan…
 
This can't be said too often: High Deductible Plan G (HDG) is a terrific value for all but the most chronically ill Medicare participants. Unless there is a year of unusually large Medical bills, the premium cost is very low and offers substantial savings over the cost of regular Plan G. (Most severe critic: A) Inspired by "MEDICARE FOR THE LAZY MA…
 
We discuss Biden’s American Families Plan proposal, which Biden unveiled in his first State of the Union address last week (spoiler: it’s rather underwhelming) and the industry lobbying that made it happen. Then we discuss the proposal to expand Medicare that came from Reps and Senators – both progressives and moderates – and what it may signify in…
 
In addition to resolving political disputes, MLM has contracted with a service to provide an overall letter grade for each episode. Also, we dip into the MLM Mailbag to find that Drew, in Texas, is seeking guidance in anticipation of his 65th birthday. His relationship with MLM comes to a sad conclusion. (Most severe critic: B) Inspired by "MEDICAR…
 
Signing up for Part B was just a little more confusing than Steve expected it to be. He and I were able to put our heads together and figure it out, starting at minute 8:00. Afterwards, Randy described his efforts to negotiate a reasonably priced inhaler from the prescription drug cartel he is forced to deal with. (Most severe critic: A) Inspired b…
 
Hint, most of these mistakes seem to involve wasting money. The fun starts at minute 8:00! (Most severe critic: A-) Inspired by "MEDICARE FOR THE LAZY MAN; Simplest & Easiest Guide Ever! (2021)" on Amazon.com. Return to leave a short customer review & help future readers. Official website: https://www.MedicareForTheLazyMan.com Send questions & love…
 
This is episode 55, "Racism Is a Public Health Threat." My guest, Ronald Wyatt, MD, is a board-certified Internist and practiced medicine for over twenty years in St. Louis, Missouri, and Huntsville, Alabama. He was the first Black chief resident at the Saint Louis University School of Medicine. Dr. Wyatt co-chairs the Institute for Healthcare Impr…
 
To get out of this pickle he must be interrogated by a government functionary and do a mess of paperwork. We answered some other MLM mailbag questions, but nothing this problematic! (Most severe critic: C+) Inspired by "MEDICARE FOR THE LAZY MAN; Simplest & Easiest Guide Ever! (2021)" on Amazon.com. Return to leave a short customer review & help fu…
 
Those who are stuck with Medicare Advantage plans have some work to do at year's end.... every year! Start taking notes at minute 13:00. On the other hand, you won't need to worry about any of this stuff if you take the advice of Medicare for the Lazy Man! (Most severe critic: C+) Inspired by "MEDICARE FOR THE LAZY MAN; Simplest & Easiest Guide Eve…
 
We dip into the MLM Mailbag and come up with correspondence from three readers/listeners who have concerns about the consequences of their Medicare enrollment. However, we start the episode by welcoming little Asher Carson Stein to the MLM family! We expect to put him to work just as soon as his baby blue headset arrives. (Most severe critic: B) In…
 
An idle question leads to an examination of some of the reasons advantage plans have ensnared hoards of unsuspecting enrollees. Most are never told that once they have abandoned the more desirable Medicare Supplements, a decline in health may permanently eliminate this option for them. From the MLM Mailbag: the wife of a valued client is forced to …
 
We talk with Ben Palmquist from Partners for Dignity & Rights about a new anti-single payer bill in the Florida state legislature that would require a two-thirds supermajority to pass a single payer bill in the state. We segue into a larger conversation about the various opposition groups that have sprung up against Medicare for All and how the Flo…
 
Plans can influence the life spans of their enrollees, but most shoppers do not have enough information to choose the best ones. A single determinant is most critical: the price of the plan. The serious Medicare action starts at minute 13:45. Inspired by "MEDICARE FOR THE LAZY MAN; Simplest & Easiest Guide Ever! (2021)" on Amazon.com. Return to lea…
 
Plus, Steve asks about employee leasing companies? Are they still out there? The serious MLM Mailbag readings start at minute 10:00. Inspired by "MEDICARE FOR THE LAZY MAN; Simplest & Easiest Guide Ever! (2021)" on Amazon.com. Return to leave a short customer review & help future readers. Official website: https://www.MedicareForTheLazyMan.com Send…
 
One of the few Medicare questions to be answered with a question mark. Leave it to Dominick Regina to stump the expert while demanding an episode index! The early minutes are spent addressing other problems, such as an indecisive high school reunion committee and the lovely Daniella dodging a direct request for the expected release date for our aud…
 
This is episode 54, “Getting a State Medical Society to Support Medicare for All.” My guest, Jane Katz Field, MD, is a retired pediatrician. She has been a Clinical Instructor in pediatrics at the University of Vermont School of Medicine and a clinical instructor or professor at other medical schools. In addition, Dr. Katz Field has worked for the …
 
Has your health deteriorated to the point where you cannot qualify for a more affordable plan? Don't despair, there is one sure-fire solution for you! The solution appears after16 minutes of free association about subjects like Dr. Michael DeBakey and the best use for his famous clamp. Inspired by "MEDICARE FOR THE LAZY MAN; Simplest & Easiest Guid…
 
We review several news items pertaining to turnover in the business (including a Part D plan going defunct). First we break out the party hats and noisemakers for a "welcome" extravaganza to commemorate the arrival of little Nora Laine McMillin on April 6th, 2021! Congratulations Magda & Drew! Inspired by "MEDICARE FOR THE LAZY MAN; Simplest & Easi…
 
In January, the Campaign for New York Health made single payer history in the United States: the bill secured the support of a majority of co-sponsors in both chambers of the New York State legislature. Campaign organizers Ursula Rozum and YuLing Koh Hsu join us to discuss how NY got here and the very real chance to win Medicare for all at the stat…
 
What happens to your Medicare participation if you return to the USA after years in a foreign country? Will your Medicare Supplement need to be replaced if you move from the frozen northeast to warm and balmy Florida? Join us for a marathon trek through the MLM Mailbag today! Inspired by "MEDICARE FOR THE LAZY MAN; Simplest & Easiest Guide Ever! (2…
 
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