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What is the Annual Notice of Change & Why Does it Matter?

September 7, 2016 RetireMEDiQ
When it comes to being smart about health insurance, one of the best things you...

What is a Late Enrollment Penalty?

August 5, 2016 RetireMEDiQ
A Late Enrollment Penalty (LEP) usually refers to a lapse in creditable prescription drug coverage...

Why Your Part D Deductible Matters

July 26, 2016 RetireMEDiQ
A deductible is a cost that you must pay at the beginning of the year...

Saving Money with Preferred Pharmacies

July 21, 2016 RetireMEDiQ
You may have heard that using a preferred pharmacy will save you money. But how...

What is an Out-of-Pocket Maximum?

July 15, 2016 RetireMEDiQ
An out-of-pocket maximum, also known as “stop loss,” is an important feature of Medicare Advantage...

What is a Drug Tier?

July 7, 2016 RetireMEDiQ
You may have heard the term “tier” associated with your medications. Perhaps you were told...

Medicare Advantage vs. Medicare Supplements: What’s the Difference?

June 22, 2016 RetireMEDiQ
How Original Medicare Relates to Other Plan Types Original Medicare is made up of two...

Understanding Your Plan’s Formulary

June 16, 2016 RetireMEDiQ
A drug formulary is an insurance document associated with your Part D Prescription Drug plan...

Drug Copay vs. Drug Coinsurance

June 3, 2016 RetireMEDiQ
Copays and coinsurances are terms you may have come across when going to the pharmacy....

5 Health Care Financial Pitfalls to Avoid

October 5, 2015 RetireMEDiQ
With health care on the horizon as one of your biggest expenses, it’s important to...

How to Avoid Medicare Scams This Fall

September 28, 2015 RetireMEDiQ
During Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period (October 15 – December 7), you may see more in...

4 Key Dates for Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period

July 29, 2015 RetireMEDiQ
Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period or AEP runs from October 15 to December 7 and gives retirees a...

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