Category: Medicare

How To Stop Medicare Robocalls!

I hope you are having a great week and some beautiful fall weather. The Annual Election Period is in full swing and the robocalls are obscene. Nothing is more annoying than unsolicited calls and as I reconnect with clients all over to review their coverage for 2022, I’m hearing it’s worse than ever. Ignoring the […]

What About My Medicare Meds?

Greetings Medicare Insurance Seeker! It’s that time of year when everyone is being bombarded with false promises of Medicare gold! If you are taking prescriptions, it’s a good idea to review your options. 1. Look at your Annual Notice of Changes. If the drugs have switched tiers, beware of higher costs. 2. Before filling your […]

Hello, this is Karl Bruns-Kyler with the Big 65 Medicare insurance services and today I want to talk about avoiding Medicare trolls. My Medicare clients tell me they are being bombarded by ads promising thousands of dollars. Don’t be fooled. Every plan has trade-offs, but most of these advertisements talk about benefits that you are […]

When Should I Start Social Security?

Greetings Medicare Seeker! Here’s a question I receive every week: when should I start Social Security? The answer is… it depends :)! Every retiree is in a different situation, but the rule of thumb is this: The longer you wait, the larger benefit. Here’s an article from Bankrate that may be helpful. If you are […]

Do I Need To Review My Medicare Insurance Coverage?

I hope you are having a great week as the weather starts to turn cooler :). The Medicare Annual Election Period begins in October. In September, your current carrier should be sending you a copy of the Annual Notice of Changes. Here, you will be able to read how your plan will be changing for […]

Can you see the Medicare Stars?

Hello, this is Karl Bruns-Kyler with the Big 65 Medicare Insurance Services and I hope you’re having a great week. My wife Quantz and I are currently in Vienna and it is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. Today I want to talk about the importance of medical ratings for providers. Whether you […]

Beware Of Medical Scams!

As I speak with Medicare Insurance Clients around the country and read about breakthrough medical technologies, it amazes me how rapidly medical technology has progressed. Medical breakthroughs have improved the quality and the length of our lives. But not all medical break throughs have been validated. Stem Cells may one day provide remarkable regenerative therapies […]

Get A Second Opinion!

Hello Medicare Shopper, I hope this note finds you well. Just like they said in the Paul Newman movie Blaze… “Never trust a man who says ‘trust me!’” The same goes for healthcare. You already know that most healthcare practitioners are decent, honest, well meaning professionals, committed to maintaining and improving your health. But that […]

Hearing Loss Ruins Everything!

Greetings! Hearing Loss Ruins Everything – As a Medicare As a Medicare Insurance Broker, I speak with clients every week about Medicare Insurance options, the topic of self-care, and how retirees best manage the aging process. Want to know the biggest mistake I see? How hard it is for some people to deal with hearing […]

Is It Time For The Doctor To Deprescribe Your Medication?

I hope this note finds you well. As an Independent Medicare Insurance Broker, with no ties to Medicare, I often chat with people on Medicare and learn about their medications. It’s unusual for me to speak with Medicare consumers who aren’t taking any medications. That’s why I was super excited to read about this initiative […]