Medicare in New York

Medicare in New York: At a glance Medicare enrollment in New York Nearly 3.6 million people in New York had Medicare coverage as of late 2018. That’s just under 18 percent of the state’s population, compared with a little more than 18 percent of the United States population enrolled in Medicare. In most cases, eligibility […]

Medicare in South Dakota

Medicare in South Dakota: At a glance Medicare enrollment in South Dakota 171,794 South Dakota residents were enrolled in Medicare coverage as of November 2018. That’s only about 19 percent of the state’s population, compared with a little more than 18 percent of the United States population enrolled in Medicare. Most people become eligible for […]

I’m leaving my job – and my insurance – on April 30. Do I qualify for open enrollment on May 1? or do I have to take COBRA?

Q. I’m planning to leave my job to become self-employed in April. My insurance will end on April 30, but I have an option to take COBRA. Do I qualify for a special enrollment period to get an individual plan in the exchange as of May 1, or do I have to take COBRA? A: You do not have […]

Medicare in Missouri

Medicare in Missouri at a glance Medicare enrollment in Missouri 1,205,759 Missouri residents were enrolled in Medicare as of November 2018. That’s a little less than than 20 percent of the state’s total population, compared with a little more than 18 percent of the United States population enrolled in Medicare. 82 percent of Missouri’s Medicare beneficiaries […]

Medicare in Georgia

Medicare in Georgia: At a glance Medicare enrollment in Georgia As of December 2018, 1,689,801 Georgia residents had Medicare coverage. That’s a little less than 16 percent of the state’s population, versus a little more than 18 percent of the total US population enrolled in Medicare. For most Americans, Medicare eligibility begins when they turn […]

What is a Medicare Advantage Plan?

If you’re 65 or close in age, you’re likely looking at Medicare options. And if a Medicare Advantage plan is right for you.  Medicare offers many plans and options above the base level, to meet your healthcare needs. At first glance, Medicare can seem complicated. But with the right Medicare insurance agent on your side, […]

Medicare in Montana

Medicare in Montana: At a glance Medicare enrollment in Montana As of December 2018, there were 225,420 Montana residents with Medicare coverage. That’s nearly 21 percent of the state’s population, versus a little more than 18 percent of the total US population enrolled in Medicare. In most cases, Medicare eligibility starts when a person turns […]