Medicare


Medicare 2020 Star Rating
What is the Medicare Star Rating System? Medicare uses a Star Rating System to measure how well Medicare Advantage and Part D plans perform. According to medicare.gov, Medicare uses information from member satisfaction surveys, plans, and health care providers to give overall performance star ratings to plans. Ratings range from […]

Why Is A Star Rating So Important To Medicare Advantage ...


2020 brings more private insurance plans. Private insurers are increasing their plan offerings for Medicare Advantage. Here’s why you need to look closely. Journalist Philip Moeller the author of the book, “Get What’s Yours for Medicare,” and co-author of “Get What’s Yours: The Revised Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social Security.” recently […]

Private insurers are increasing their plan offerings for Medicare Advantage


What is Medicare Advantage-EB
Medicare Advantage – The All-In-One Medicare Plan With a variety of options available, it can be difficult to narrow down your Medicare choices. Some people turn to Medicare Advantage (MA), also known as Part C, which is an “all in one” alternative to Original Medicare. Medicare Advantage plans are offered […]

Learn Why Some People Switch to Medicare Advantage




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Oppenheimer in NYC November kicked off the new collaboration between Empower Brokerage and Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. Oppenheimer is a leading global full-service brokerage and investment bank with over a century of tradition. They have a proud reputation of helping individuals, families, corporate executives, foundations and endowments, charities, pension plans, […]

Empower Brokerage Helps Oppenheimer in NYC


Health insurance is a hot topic during the final quarter of the year, mostly due to selling times. AEP & OEP are both selling times that take place from October through December. During this time agents are reaching out to clients to review, replace, & renew previous plans. This time […]

Ancillary Plans And The Benefits of Having One



November is long-term care awareness month.
November is Long-term Care Awareness Month. November is designated as long-term care awareness month. This campaign’s focus is on educating Americans about the importance of long-term care insurance. If you have never considered Long Term Care Insurance (LTC), take some time now to go through these statistics. U.S. Health and […]

Majority Of Seniors Will Eventually Need Long-Term Care


Facebook continues its stride in the technology field, this time launching a new feature that helps suggest preventive health screenings. The new app called Preventive Health is now available on all IOS devices as well as Android devices. Working with recommendations from guidelines associated with the American Cancer Society, the […]

Preventive Health App: Facebook Offering Help To Manage Your Health


Fitbit Purchased By Google: Why This Move Makes Sense The parent company of Google, Alphabet, announced November 1st that they would be acquiring tech/fitness tracker Fitbit. Fitbit has made a name for itself as an activity tracker, wireless-enabled wearable technology device. It is able to measure data such as steps […]

Fitbit Purchased By Google: Why This Move Makes Sense



What Medicare Changes should you expect in 2020? Medicare changes every year so be sure to keep an eye out for the changes! Part A and Part B are two very important pieces of Medicare. Okay so this week’s big question is will my Medicare benefits change in 2020 and […]

Medicare Changes To Expect In 2020