Medicare

What Is the Medical Information Bureau?

Applying for life insurance is pretty simple, when it you think about it. A specific company is going to ask various health questions, and they will do a ‘background check’ on you. After all, they are considering insuring you – so they want to know just how great a risk you are. When applying for coverage, you may be tempted to reduce your weight or deny having a particular medical condition. Or maybe you say your type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes is under better control than it actually is. Who would know? Your underwriter. And, it is all [...]

2019-03-29T14:12:54-05:00March 20th, 2019|

Medicare 101 for People with Diabetes

Millions of Americans have diabetes and it is one of the costliest health conditions to treat. Americans older than age 45 have an increased risk of diabetes, so it’s normal for people to ask about how well Medicare covers diabetes treatment. Medicare has several parts, and treatment for diabetes may occur under each part. In this article, we’ll explore how each part of Medicare covers diabetes so that you’ll know exactly which costs to expect. Since Medicare doesn’t cover everything, we’ll also explain how Medigap plans can help with some of the cost-sharing that would be normally up to you. [...]

2017-09-19T14:41:09-05:00September 19th, 2017|