2019Sep

Medicare Education Week

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Every year from September 15th through September 21st, National Medicare Education Week emerges to remind Americans about the priority of knowledge in Medicare. According to Statista.com, “one person becomes eligible for Medicare every 8 seconds.” The goal of this National Week, and our goal always,  is to provide Medicare education to

2019Aug

What will you pay with Medicare?

What will YOU be responsible to pay with Medicare? A common misconception in the insurance world is that Medicare covers everything. And while Medicare does cover MOST expenses, it isn’t free. Here are a few Out-Of-Pocket Costs that should be expected with your Medicare coverage: • Monthly Premiums: Depending on which

Stress-Free Packing Hacks

August is a hot month (literally), but also when referring to the travel scene. Families, couples, and individuals all around the U.S. will pack up their bags to enjoy the last full month of summer before the new school year begins. To help ease the process of planning for this,

2019Jul

Does Medicare Cover Ambulance Transportation?

If you or a loved one needed emergency medical transportation, such as a ground ambulance or air ambulance transport, the last thing you need to think about is whether or not Medicare will cover your emergency transportation. In most cases, Medicare should cover your ambulance transportation, here are a few

Managing the HEAT WAVES!

“In recent years, excessive heat has caused more deaths than all other weather events, including floods.”  * Excessive Heat Watch – Conditions are favorable for an excessive heat event to meet or exceed local Excessive Heat Warning criteria in the next 24 to 72 hours. *Heat Advisory – Heat Index values are

2019Jun

Summer BINGO

Print your version here! Summertime Bingo

June National Days

If you’re looking for extra excuses to celebrate the summer season in different ways, the various National “June Days” are listed below! Thanks to our source: https://nationaltoday.com/june-holidays/ Date Holiday Category Tags   SAT JUN 1 Global Day of Parents Relationships Family   SAT JUN 1 National Olive Day Food & Beverage Food
Categories:  Holiday

2019May

Are you covered while traveling?

If you are planning a vacation this summer, you should probably review your coverage before you pack your bags. Here are the most important things you should know regarding your health care coverage when traveling. If You Have Original Medicare: If you have original Medicare and are traveling within the United States,

BEWARE of people pretending to be from Social Security….

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A message from Social Security: Social Security is committed to protecting your personal information. We urge you to always be cautious and to avoid providing sensitive information such as your Social Security number (SSN) or bank account information to unknown people over the phone or internet. If you receive a
Categories:  Awareness, Social Security

2019Apr

SPRING BUCKET LIST

Spring is officially in full swing! What’s on your list before the weather heats up? Those heat waves will be rolling in before we know it! If you are in need of a little inspiration, here are some fun ideas for you and your fam: Print your Spring Bucket List

Is Plan F going away?

There has been a lot of confusion regarding the elimination of Medicare Supplement Plan F, so we are here to help clear some things up! What changes are taking place? The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) is eliminating any plan that automatically covers the Part B deductible –

2019Mar

SBS Turns 44!

Back in 1975, our company was born – making us 44 years old this year!  Every so often, we like to introduce (or re-introduce) ourselves, and our birthday month is the perfect time to do so! Who We Are:  Founded in 1975, Senior Benefit Services has grown to become one