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Medicare Part D: Annual Election Period

Medicare Part D is a prescription drug coverage program offered through private insurance carriers to help you pay for your medications. It’s optional and offered to everyone with Medicare.

The key is to choose a plan that covers your specific medications and meets your budgetary needs, as there are many different […]

By |October 13th, 2023|Categories: All|

Medicare Literacy Series: Plan G

Is Medicare Supplement Plan G going away? The short answer is no, Plan G is not going away. Let’s take a look at the details.

First, what is Plan G?

Plan G is a Medicare supplement plan, and it does exactly that – it supplements your […]

By |September 18th, 2023|Categories: All|

Should I enroll in Medicare at 65?

Our goal at Stark Associates Insurance Agency is to make sure Medicare beneficiaries have the best education to help them make an informed decision when they turn 65. One of the most frequently asked questions we get is when to enroll in Medicare – immediately upon turning 65 […]

By |June 21st, 2023|Categories: Medicare updates|

Medicare is Primary

We have received many calls about this subject:

I am on Medicare but I ask my doctor if he takes my supplement. The doctor says no and I panic. I want to remind you that Medicare […]

By |March 13th, 2023|Categories: All|

Don’t give out your Medicare number

Blending into the woods

Sometimes people blend in.

Someone may call pretending to know you.

Let your parents know that if they get a call, and someone is asking them for sensitive information like their Medicare ID number to under NO circumstances share it! […]

By |February 3rd, 2023|Categories: All|

Medicare Workshop 2023

 

 

Does learning about Medicare seem like you are drinking out of a firehose? Not sure where to turn for answers?

Does it seem like every time you search Medicare online there are 2 pages of ads […]

By |January 30th, 2023|Categories: All|

Medicare Data Breach


254,000 Medicare beneficiaries will be receiving new ID cards in the mail along with letters from CMS. This is due to the fact that a subcontractor that works for the government had a data breach that exposed these beneficiaries. Sensitive data was […]

By |January 11th, 2023|Categories: All|

Ho Ho Ho!

Shhh… I want to let you in on a little secret. Mr. and Mrs. Claus are Medicare supplement clients too!

What fun it was to put together. I would ask you, “If Mr. and Mrs. Claus trust Stark Associates […]

By |December 21st, 2022|Categories: All|

Senior Moments with SCAN

Kudos to Mike Ciavolino and Andrea Tarr for having me on the Senior Citizens Activities Network – SCAN podcast a few weeks back. We discussed the Medicare Annual Election Period, volunteering and everything in between. If you are looking to get involved in a great organization reach out to Mike […]

By |December 19th, 2022|Categories: All|
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