nchealthcoverage.com http://nchealthcoverage.com en-us Get information on Cheap NC Health Plans for Children, Individual North Carolina Health Insurance and other NC Health Insurance News from Al Crouse & Associates, Hickory NC Insurance. Copyright 2006 nchealthcoverage.com. All Rights Reserved. Medicare Part D Eligibility http://nchealthcoverage.com/article.php?table=article&mode=search&article=16 Fri, 21 Sep 2012 07:52:16 <p> &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <h2 align="center"> Who is Eligible: Medicare Part D</h2> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <strong><a href="http://www.ncdhhs.gov/dma/pharmacy/medicarepartd.htm">Medicare Part D Information for Providers</a></strong></p> <p> When you are on Medicare, Medicaid does not pay for your prescription drugs. Your drugs are paid by Medicare.This is called the Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan Program. You <strong>must</strong> choose a Prescription Drug Plan Program.</p> <p> If you... Fri, 21 Sep 2012 07:52:16 EST tag:nchealthcoverage.com,Fri, 21 Sep 2012 12:52:16:nchealthcoverage.com-article.php?table=article&mode=search&article=16 Turning 65? Here's what you need to know about Medicare http://nchealthcoverage.com/article.php?table=article&mode=search&article=15 Fri, 21 Sep 2012 07:47:51 <p> <strong>Turning 65? Here&#39;s what you need to know about Medicare</strong></p> <p align="center"> &nbsp;</p> <p> As you approach Medicare eligibility you probably feel very popular&mdash;everybody is calling you and mailing you information. After a few weeks of looking at a stack of material, you probably feel more confused than ever. This booklet was designed to... Fri, 21 Sep 2012 07:47:51 EST tag:nchealthcoverage.com,Fri, 21 Sep 2012 12:47:51:nchealthcoverage.com-article.php?table=article&mode=search&article=15 Information from SHIIP http://nchealthcoverage.com/article.php?table=article&mode=search&article=14 Fri, 21 Sep 2012 07:45:09 <p align="center"> <strong>Questions about Medicare?</strong><br /> <strong><span class="scayt-misspell" data-scayt_word="SHIIP" data-scaytid="39">SHIIP</span> can help!</strong><br /> Choose from the list of questions<br /> below or give us a call at:<br /> <strong>800-443-9354</strong></p> <ul> <li> <a href="http://www.ncdoi.com/SHIIP/SHIIP_Contact.aspx">How do I contact <span class="scayt-misspell" data-scayt_word="SHIIP" data-scaytid="41">SHIIP</span> and find out what&rsquo;s going on with the Program?</a></li> <li> I&rsquo;m new to Medicare, what do I do?</li> <li> Is there help... Fri, 21 Sep 2012 07:45:09 EST tag:nchealthcoverage.com,Fri, 21 Sep 2012 12:45:09:nchealthcoverage.com-article.php?table=article&mode=search&article=14 Medicare Coordination of Benefits http://nchealthcoverage.com/article.php?table=article&mode=search&article=13 Thu, 20 Sep 2012 15:26:37 <h1> Contacting the COB Contractor</h1> <div id="responseDiv"> &nbsp;</div> <p> <!--PAGEWATCH CODE=""--></p> <p> The Coordination of Benefits (COB) Contractor&#39;s trained staff will help you with your COB questions. Whether you need a question answered or assistance completing a questionnaire, the Customer Service Representatives are available to provide you with quality service Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to... Thu, 20 Sep 2012 15:26:37 EST tag:nchealthcoverage.com,Thu, 20 Sep 2012 20:26:37:nchealthcoverage.com-article.php?table=article&mode=search&article=13 http://nchealthcoverage.com/article.php?table=article&mode=search&article=12 Thu, 20 Sep 2012 07:43:59 <h3> Medicare Part C &ndash; Medicare Advantage Plans</h3> <p> &nbsp;</p> <h3> What is Medicare Part C?</h3> <p> If you qualify for or already have Original Medicare, you can choose to instead enroll in a Medicare Advantage Plan from a qualified private health insurance company. You would never need all three. <strong>You also have no need for a... Thu, 20 Sep 2012 07:43:59 EST tag:nchealthcoverage.com,Thu, 20 Sep 2012 12:43:59:nchealthcoverage.com-article.php?table=article&mode=search&article=12 Medicare Eligability - Parts A and B http://nchealthcoverage.com/article.php?table=article&mode=search&article=11 Thu, 20 Sep 2012 07:38:23 <h3> Medicare Eligibility: Who may enroll in Medicare</h3> <p> &nbsp;</p> <h3> Medicare Eligibility - Parts A and B</h3> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> To be eligible for Medicare Parts A and B, you must be a U.S. citizen or a permanent legal resident for at least five years. Also you must meet <strong>at least one</strong> of the following:</p> <ul> <li> Be age 65 or... Thu, 20 Sep 2012 07:38:23 EST tag:nchealthcoverage.com,Thu, 20 Sep 2012 12:38:23:nchealthcoverage.com-article.php?table=article&mode=search&article=11 Medicare Disability: Enrollment for Disabled Americans http://nchealthcoverage.com/article.php?table=article&mode=search&article=10 Thu, 20 Sep 2012 07:33:45 <h3> Medicare Disability: Enrollment for Disabled Americans</h3> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> If you qualify for Social Security Disability benefits (a monthly benefit to help replace lost wages that result from your permanent disability) you may also qualify for Medicare Disability to cover your medical expenses.&nbsp; Most people will need to begin collecting Social Security Disability two... Thu, 20 Sep 2012 07:33:45 EST tag:nchealthcoverage.com,Thu, 20 Sep 2012 12:33:45:nchealthcoverage.com-article.php?table=article&mode=search&article=10 How to join a Medicare Advantage SNP http://nchealthcoverage.com/article.php?table=article&mode=search&article=9 Thu, 20 Sep 2012 07:26:39 <h3> Medicare Advantage Special Needs Plans</h3> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Medicare Advantage (Part C) Special Needs Plans (<span class="scayt-misspell" data-scayt_word="SNP" data-scaytid="1">SNP</span>) are available to Medicare beneficiaries who have certain health conditions or who are also covered by Medicaid. If you fall under this category, you may have specific health care needs for which you use certain... Thu, 20 Sep 2012 07:26:39 EST tag:nchealthcoverage.com,Thu, 20 Sep 2012 12:26:39:nchealthcoverage.com-article.php?table=article&mode=search&article=9 Medicare Advantage PPO Plan Costs http://nchealthcoverage.com/article.php?table=article&mode=search&article=8 Thu, 20 Sep 2012 07:24:08 <h3> Medicare Advantage PPO Plans</h3> <p> &nbsp;</p> <h3> What is a Medicare Advantage PPO Plan?</h3> <p> A Medicare Advantage PPO <strong>PPO</strong>plan, or a Preferred Provider Organization is offered by a private insurance company. PPO Plans have network doctors and hospitals. Individuals enrolled in this type of plan can use out-of-network providers for covered services, but usually for... Thu, 20 Sep 2012 07:24:08 EST tag:nchealthcoverage.com,Thu, 20 Sep 2012 12:24:08:nchealthcoverage.com-article.php?table=article&mode=search&article=8 Medicare Advantage Plan (Part C) http://nchealthcoverage.com/article.php?table=article&mode=search&article=7 Wed, 19 Sep 2012 15:49:44 <p> <strong>Medicare Advantage Plan (Part C)</strong></p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <strong>What is a Medicare Advantage Plan or (Part C)</strong></p> <p> A Medicare Advantage Plan is offered as another Medicare health plan choice that you may have as part of Medicare. Medicare has approved these plans that are offered by private companies. If you choose to enroll in a... Wed, 19 Sep 2012 15:49:44 EST tag:nchealthcoverage.com,Wed, 19 Sep 2012 20:49:44:nchealthcoverage.com-article.php?table=article&mode=search&article=7 COMPARISON CHART - Medicare Advantage vs. Medigap http://nchealthcoverage.com/article.php?table=article&mode=search&article=6 Wed, 19 Sep 2012 15:37:31 <p align="center"> <strong>comparison chart</strong><strong>- Medicare Advantage vs. <span class="scayt-misspell" data-scayt_word="Medigap" data-scaytid="1">Medigap</span></strong></p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <table border="1" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width: 197px"> <p> <strong>Comparison</strong></p> </td> <td style="width: 197px"> <p> <strong>Medicare Advantage</strong></p> </td> <td style="width: 197px"> <p> <strong>Medicare Supplement</strong></p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width: 197px"> <p> Eligibility:</p> </td> <td style="width: 197px"> <p> Must have Parts A and B, and live in service area. Takes all applicants except those with End Stage Renal Disease (some exceptions).</p> </td> <td style="width: 197px"> <p> Must have... Wed, 19 Sep 2012 15:37:31 EST tag:nchealthcoverage.com,Wed, 19 Sep 2012 20:37:31:nchealthcoverage.com-article.php?table=article&mode=search&article=6 Medicare Advantage HMO Plans http://nchealthcoverage.com/article.php?table=article&mode=search&article=5 Wed, 19 Sep 2012 15:35:16 <h3> Medicare Advantage HMO Plans</h3> <p> &nbsp;</p> <h3> What is a Medicare Advantage HMO Plan?</h3> <p> A <strong>Medicare Advantage HMO</strong>plan, or a Health Maintenance Organization plan, covers Medicare beneficiaries who must get care and services from doctors or hospitals in the plan&#39;s network (except emergency care, out-of-area urgent care, or out-of-area dialysis). In some plans, an individual... Wed, 19 Sep 2012 15:35:16 EST tag:nchealthcoverage.com,Wed, 19 Sep 2012 20:35:16:nchealthcoverage.com-article.php?table=article&mode=search&article=5 Obtaining or Replacing Your Medicare Card http://nchealthcoverage.com/article.php?table=article&mode=search&article=4 Wed, 19 Sep 2012 14:58:55 <p> <strong>Obtaining or Replacing Your Medicare Card</strong></p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Because enrollment is often automatic, for those who are new to Medicare, getting your first Medicare card is automatic. If you expect your enrollment in Medicare to be automatic, then you will receive your red, white and blue Medicare card about three months before your... Wed, 19 Sep 2012 14:58:55 EST tag:nchealthcoverage.com,Wed, 19 Sep 2012 19:58:55:nchealthcoverage.com-article.php?table=article&mode=search&article=4 Medicare Frequently Asked Questions http://nchealthcoverage.com/article.php?table=article&mode=search&article=3 Wed, 19 Sep 2012 14:52:44 ... Wed, 19 Sep 2012 14:52:44 EST tag:nchealthcoverage.com,Wed, 19 Sep 2012 19:52:44:nchealthcoverage.com-article.php?table=article&mode=search&article=3 Blue Cross Medicare Supplement Information http://nchealthcoverage.com/article.php?table=article&mode=search&article=2 Wed, 19 Sep 2012 14:49:45 <p align="center"> <strong>Blue</strong><strong>Medicare Supplement</strong><strong><sup>SM</sup></strong><br /> <strong>For North Carolina beneficiaries enrolled in Medicare Part B</strong></p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <ul> <li> <strong>Choose the plan that&rsquo;s right for you</strong></li> <li> <strong>See the doctor you want</strong></li> <li> <strong>Value-added discounts</strong></li> <li> <strong>Control of your care</strong></li> </ul> <p> <strong>Savings and peace of mind</strong><br /> Medicare only covers some of your medical costs. That&rsquo;s why Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (<span class="scayt-misspell"... Wed, 19 Sep 2012 14:49:45 EST tag:nchealthcoverage.com,Wed, 19 Sep 2012 19:49:45:nchealthcoverage.com-article.php?table=article&mode=search&article=2 NC Health Insurance News http://nchealthcoverage.com/article.php?table=article&mode=search&article=1 Tue, 15 May 2012 10:42:00 <p> At Al <span class="scayt-misspell" data-scayt_word="Crouse" data-scaytid="1">Crouse</span> &amp; Associates we strive&nbsp;to provide the best, up to date information on&nbsp;NC Health Insurance&nbsp;News and <a href="http://www.alcrouse.com/products.htm">NC Health Insurance Plans</a>. We help clients find affordable health&nbsp;insurance coverage&nbsp;of all types. Learn more about individual health insurance coverage, short term health&nbsp;insurance NC, and Cheap&nbsp;NC Health Insurance... Tue, 15 May 2012 10:42:00 EST tag:nchealthcoverage.com,Mon, 14 May 2012 14:07:24:nchealthcoverage.com-article.php?table=article&mode=search&article=1