Category: Medicare

You Can’t Pick Your Family!

May this note find you in good health with your Medicare insurance working properly. An important part of aging well includes maintaining healthy relationships. Studies have shown that individuals with close connections to their community and their families to tend to be healthier and happier. So look for ways to stay connected and if you […]

Try New Things

I hope this note finds you well and in good spirits with your Medicare coverage working properly. If it isn’t, or you tired of working with the faceless insurance call centers (where you are just a number), Book a time on my calendar to get concierge Medicare insurance service. Spring has finally sprung and yours […]

Medicare and International Travel

Hello everyone, it’s Karl with The Big 65 Medicare Insurance Services and I hope you’re having a great week! Today’s topic, Medicare and international travel. This morning, a client let me know of an upcoming trip to Italy. He wanted to know if Medicare would cover him or would it be necessary to purchase additional […]

Watch Out For Skilled Nursing Facilities!

  Hey everyone, it’s Karl with the Big 65 Medicare Insurance Services and I hope you are having a great week. Today, I want to talk about preparing for a positive outcome if you end up in a skilled nursing facility. If you have outpatient surgery or a hospital surgery, and the post follow up […]

Death, Medicare & Taxes

Death and taxes, right? Check with a tax professional first, but I was blown away that some of you all can take write offs for: Medicare Part B, Med Supps, and Part D premiums if you are self-employed, that’s huge! If you or your spouse are still working, check out if you can still contribute […]

Let’s Talk About Your Medicare Prescription Drugs

Hi, this is Karl with TheBig 65 Medicare Insurance Services and I hope you are having a great week. I’m here with Plato in Garden of the Gods and today I want to talk about Prescription drugs. If there’s one question again and again that I receive, it’s: Why do my drugs cost more sometimes […]

Here’s Why You Keep Getting Medicare Calls!

One of the biggest frustrations Medicare consumers experience daily is… the illegal telemarketing bombardment: Phone calls, texts, and voicemails. It’s insane. It’s also against the law! Medicare consumers are duped into believing they are making huge mistakes and leaving money on the table if they don’t engage with a complete stranger at a call center […]

How To Age In Place

  Hi this is Karl with The Big 65 Medicare Insurance Services and I hope you’re having a great week. If you live long enough you’re going to get older. And if you get older, it’s important to have a plan put together to be able to age in place. Are you living in a […]

Here’s Another Way To Prevent Illness!

One of the biggest problems with original Medicare is… It does NOT include preventive dental coverage. This oversight leaves many individuals ignoring  an important component of wellness. Regular dental cleanings and check-ups may reduce the risk of developing endocarditis or exacerbating other cardiovascular conditions. Studies from the University of Illinois postulate links between… Periodontal plaque […]

Watch your Medicare Drug Costs!

As a Medicare Insurance Broker, one of the biggest frustrations clients have is the cost of prescription drugs. Once you’re in a drug plan, it still makes sense to be a good consumer. Before filling your prescription with your drug plan, ask your pharmacist the cash price for the medication. It’s also a good idea […]