Medicare Fast Facts

The following is a complation of posts regarding Medicare benefits, Medicare costs, and Medicare planning. Did you know Medicare is not the same everywhere? Yes, when you turn 65, you do enroll in it, but coverage choices vary by state. Original Medicare (Parts A and B) is the same across the U.S. Medicare Advantage (Part…

What To Do About Insurance Claim Denials

Health insurance claim denials are becoming more and more common. Typical reasons for claim denials include: incomplete or inaccurate insurance information; lack of pre-certification or prior authorization; diagnosis and procedure coding errors and omissions; and, insufficient medical necessity. When do you give up on a denied health insurance claim? It might not make sense to…

How To Maneuver HSA & Medicare

Medicare Basics For 2013 for Working Seniors and Dependents – Who Is Eligible, HSA Rules and Domestic Partner Coverage You’re beginning to see the landscape change for Medicare, and as more and more people working past the age 65, HR professionals are having to navigate mine fields to ensure the right people are getting the…