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Wed, Nov 6, 2019

Making Sure Your Plan Meets Your Needs

Your health care needs are a key factor in any Medicare decision, from your current health status, ongoing conditions or to your desire to keep a favorite doctor.

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Wed, Oct 16, 2019

2020 Medicare coverage changes

Medigap plans C and F, that cover the Part B deductible, will no longer be available for purchase by newly-eligible Medicare beneficiaries.

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Tue, Oct 1, 2019

Get ready for Medicare’s Open Enrollment

Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period is just two weeks away.

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Mon, Sep 9, 2019

How to Choose the Right Medicare Plan

Open enrollment season starts on Oct. 15 and runs through Dec. 7.

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Thu, Aug 8, 2019

2020 Medicare Supplement Changes: No New Plans C and F

Learn what the Congressional change means for your Medigap plan

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Mon, Jul 8, 2019

Medicare Advantage: How Robust Are Plans’ Physician Networks?

One of the biggest trade-offs between Medicare Advantage and traditional Medicare is that Medicare Advantage plans have a more limited network of doctors and other providers.

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Mon, Jun 17, 2019

Do more medicare beneficiaries enroll in traditional Medicare their first year?

While enrollment in Medicare Advantage has grown rapidly over the past decade, the majority of Medicare beneficiaries choose to enroll in traditional Medicare during their first year on Medicare, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF).

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Mon, Apr 15, 2019

Why seniors prefer talking to a “real person” about Medicare.

FirstCommunity has been providing high quality, affordable Medicare supplements to nearly 4000 “ 65+ boomers” in the nine county region we serve.

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Mon, Apr 1, 2019

Some Surprising Risks of Medicare Advantage Plans

Are you considering signing up for a Medicare Advantage plan? A growing number of seniors are choosing these private insurance plans, which typically offer low or zero premiums – and sometimes more services – than traditional Medicare.

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Fri, Mar 1, 2019

Addressing The Top 6 Fears Of Women Over 60

We have lived with change and uncertainty our entire lives; in fact, it is one of life’s few constants. You would think we would be used to it by now, but we aren’t.

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Fri, Feb 8, 2019

More Choice for our Seniors - Why Baby Boomers Love Plan G

FirstCommunity is all about choices for seniors and we think you’ll like this latest addition.

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Tue, Jan 15, 2019

Changes coming to Social Security in 2019

If you are collecting Social Security benefits now or still paying into the system, these changes will affect you.