Category Archives: Medicare/Open Enrollment

Returning to Work After Medicare Enrollment

Thanks to the type of work I do, I am often asked questions about Medicare during the course of casual conversation. I always hesitate to reply, since given all the nuances and situation-specific considerations, there is no single answer that applies across the board. So, I often start my response with, “It depends. ”Nowhere is… Read on…

Retirement and Healthcare

As we begin breathing again after completing an incredibly busy 2021 Medicare Open Enrollment season, we’ve begun to reflect on what we learned, how to improve our processes, and on the trends we have observed and anticipate continuing. For starters (and this is something we began noticing in the fall of last year), many people… Read on…

Two Portals Worth Knowing About

I thoroughly enjoy mentoring young professionals. When I do, I emphasize the power of networking and suggest they identify approaches for staying in touch with fabulous people they meet along the way. This newsletter, Healthassist News, is an example of that. I send it to friends, family, and professional colleagues I have met throughout… Read on…

Health Insurance in 2021

While working with clients who are newly enrolled in Medicare or accessing health insurance via the Open Market and/or from employers, we identified common themes in the advice we offer. I share those themes below, in the hope that it will get your new plan year off to a smooth start! Paying Premiums This may… Read on…