2:05- What to do if you are pre-65 years old.
3:40- Who else is eligible for medicare.
4:21- When to start applying for Medicare.
5:00- Penalties for not applying for Medicare on time.
5:36- Penalties are lifetime, not one time.
6:40- Part A original medicare.
7:34- You must apply for Part B Medicare.
11:13- Providers who accept original medicare.
– amounts written off by providers.
-when you could be at risk.
12:50- It is our responsibility to verify provider accepts original Medicare.
14:40- Hospitals that do not accept original Medicare.
17:00- Part C – Medicare Advantage Plans
20:05- How do I cover the 20% that is not covered?
21:00 – Prescription drugs and Medicare.
23:00- Benefits of each plan can vary- co-payments.
25:00 Part C
26:00- What to know about Medicare Supplement plans.
– service areas.
29:30- Traveling outside of the USA.
31:52- Medicare and pre-existing conditions.
34:50- Part D – Pay me now plans.
35:15- Pay me later plans.
39:20- Online resources – can be overwhelming. www.medicare.gov and medicare rights.org
41:30- Should couples have same prescription drug plan?
44:29- What can trigger higher premiums?
45:45- Benefits for assisted living.
46:40- For those over 65 and on Medicare now.
47:57- Premium increases.
52:41- Services not covered by Medicare.
53:42 – The BIG print giveth, and the SMALL print taketh away.
59:57- How to reach Mike Kalshed.
1:01:01- Final take away for Planet BoomerVille.
The Big Idea
“Education is the best provision for old age.” Aristotle.
Rolling Stones – Little Red Rooster. Written by Willie Dixon.
– 1964 Version with Brian Jones on slide guitar.
– Howlin’ Wolf’s original version for comparison.
– Rolling Stones 1976 Love You Live version.
Johnny Winter – Still alive and well.