Every year Medicare Advantage (network-based plans) and
Medicare Prescription plans change. Now
they can change everything from the premium, to the network, and the
copays. Its so important to make sure
that you are looking to see each calendar year what the best benefit for you
Here at Hafetz and Associates we are able to help compare
multiple plans to help you end up with coverage that is the best fit for your
needs. Each year may bring new medications or a new diagnosis and its important
to change your plan each year to help cover those changes.
There are some big changes coming up in January 2020 that
will be affecting Medicare Supplements/Medigap plans. With all the information going around here
are the facts.
Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA)
is changing the coverage on the Part B deductible to ‘newly eligible’ Medicare
beneficiaries on or after January 1, 2020.
Plans F, High Deductible F and C will be leaving the market for anyone getting
Medicare Part A on or after January 1, 2020.
If you currently have these plans you can keep them and there will be no
change to their benefits. If you have
Medicare Part A effective date prior to January 1, 2020 you will still have the
option to switch into these plans if you wish, they will still be available for
purchase. But anyone that gets Medicare
Part A on or after January1, 2020 will not have the option to enroll in these
Reach out to Hafetz and Associates to answer all your questions
about MACRA and what plans are available to you!