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Understanding Medicare

Medicare is complicated, but you don’t have to figure it out on your own. We can help you understand your options. Choose your stage of Medicare readiness below to begin.

Medicare 101

Learn about the basics of Medicare, including who is eligible and what Parts A, B, C and D cover.

 

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Med Sup. Vs. Med Advantage

Private insurers have a variety of coverage options for you to consider. Medicare Supplement plans pick up where Original Medicare leaves off, while Medicare Advantage plans offer benefits beyond Original Medicare under one plan.

 

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MACRA FAQs

As a result of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA), Medicare changes will occur on Jan. 1, 2020. We understand these changes can be confusing and are here to assist you in navigating their potential impact.

 

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Understanding Medicare Eligibility

We can help you determine if you’re eligible for Medicare. If you are eligible, several timeframes are available for enrollment. We cover them in-depth here.

 

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What to Know If You’re a Caregiver

Seventy-two percent of unpaid caregivers in the United States are responsible for a family member age 50 or older. If you’re a caregiver to someone who is eligible for Medicare, we can help you assess Medicare plan options and advocate on your loved one’s behalf.

 

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Request your Medicare Options Guide

Understanding all the coverage options available may feel confusing. Download our Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska Medicare options guide to review different products that are available and learn more about important dates to remember.

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