Q: Is the Part B premium "Means Tested"?
A: The short answer is, Yes. For more detailed information, including income benchmarks, please see Blog #1 under the "BLOG HISTORY" tab.
Q: What are the differences between Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement Plans?
A: There are numerous differences, please refer to Blog #2 under the "BLOG HISTORY" tab for the answer to this question.
Q: Which Part D Plan (Rx Coverage) is best for you?
A: There are 26 Part D Plans offered in Massachusetts for 2015, see Blog #3 under the "BLOG HISTORY" tab.
Q: What is the difference between the Med Sup "One" plan and the "Core" plan?
A: The "Core" plan does not cover the Medicare hospital deductible of $1260 in 2015 or the doctor deductible of $147, Some "Core" plans do not offer coverage outside of the USA. There are more differences to consider. Please refer to "BLOG #4 for more information.
Q: Is Part D also "Means Tested"?
A: Yes. Please refer to "BLOG #5" for the income benchmarks associated with the additional charges that may apply to your Part D premium.