Choosing Your Medicare Prescription Drug Provider

With the addition of prescription drug coverage under Medicare Part D in 2006, Medicare beneficiaries need to select an insurance company or other private company approved by Medicare to provide pharmaceuticals. How the provider is chosen will depend upon whether the beneficiary has original Medicare Part A and Part B coverage with independence in choosing its providers, or has joined a Medicare “Advantage Plan” under Part C, which is sometimes called a Health Maintenance

How Senior Care Options (SCOs) Can Benefit You

What is Senior Care Options?

Low income seniors may be eligible for MassHealth Standard for comprehensive medical coverage. Seniors may also have Medicare Parts A and B, as well as supplemental health insurance, such as Blue Cross/Blue Shield or Tufts. Together, these segregated plans provide essential medical coverage to seniors with limited means.

But are multiple layers of health insurance the best health care plan for a particular senior? Often times the answer is no. A Senior Care…