Senior housing facilities who receive tax credits are required to provide Supportive Services as part of their agreement with the Pennsylvania Health Finance Agency (PHFA). These services are designed to help seniors age-in-place by addressing barriers to healthy food, transportation, health & wellness services, ﬁnancial assistance and social activities. Although non-tax credit properties may not have an escrowed budget to pay for such services, there is evidence that the cost of property management can be
Seniors have the option to “opt out” of traditional Medicare plans and “opt in” to a Medicare Advantage plan. These plans are rapidly growing because they offer benefits not covered by traditional Medicare including: eyeglasses, dental care, and non-medical home care. 2019 is expected to be the year in which this new benefit will be introduced and is expected to gain momentum with more plans offering the enhanced benefit over the next 2 to 3
Finally, there is a place in Southwest Florida where consumers can shop their Medicare health plans at No-Cost and No-Obligation! Informed Choice Insurance Agency is a Midwest-based company that opened its doors in Southwest Florida three years ago. We have been serving clients’ Medicare needs since 1998. Informed Choice Sales Associates are not paid commissions. We don’t pay commissions in order to assure clients that we are doing what is in their best interest. At
Finally, there is a place in Pittsburgh where consumers can shop their Medicare health plans at No-Cost and No-Obligation! Informed Choice Insurance Agency is a Midwest-based company that opened its doors in the Pittsburgh market three years ago. We have been serving clients’ Medicare needs since 1998. At Informed Choice, clients can shop many of the fi nest Medicare Advantage Health Plans, Medicare Supplement Health Plans, and Prescription Drug Plans available in their market. Whether
Being in the hospital in an Observation Status comes as a rude awakening to many seniors. Being placed in a room has always meant you were being admitted. Right? Nope, at best that would be a big maybe. In 2013 it was called the “two-midnight rule” to help clarify defining observation status, but that’s changed. An unintended consequence of this rule and to avoid denial of payments by Medicare for hospital admissions challenged by Medicare
Nearly 60 million consumers are enrolled in some type of Medicare health insurance. That number is expected to grow rapidly, with more than 11,000 Baby Boomers aging into Medicare eligibility each day. For many of these individuals, this is the first time they won’t have an employer giving them access to a health plan. And for those who already have Medicare, they may benefit from understanding their options if they want to switch their coverage.