Annual Enrollment Period is Over…Now What?

Happy New Year! By now, many of you have taken advantage of the Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) that ended December 7, 2014. Now that the enrollment period is over, you may be questioning the decisions you made and wondering if your Medicare Advantage plan is the right plan for you. If so, the Annual Disenrollment […]

Stay Safe From Scary Medicare Surprises

Boo! It’s that time of the year where spooky surprises are lingering in the air just waiting to scare you. While most of these scares are considered harmless Halloween fun, other surprises, like Medicare, can have terrifying consequences. To help you avoid that, we’ve pulled together a list of tips to help you stay safe from […]

The Difference Between Medicare Advantage & Medicare Supplement

It is common to feel some confusion when choosing your Medicare or Medigap insurance plans. There are so many options, so many unknown terms and always questions to ask. The most important thing is to be able to find a trusted Medicare insurance representative that can help guide you in the right direction with that […]

Ahlbum Insurance Group Supports Breast Cancer Awareness

With October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it is important to know what you can do to avoid cancer with early prevention, like annual mammograms. Mammograms are used as a breast cancer screening test to detect any lumps that you or your doctor are unable to feel.  According to www.medicare.gov, all women over the age […]

Medicare Open Enrollment: What You Need to Consider

As we all know, fall has officially arrived and the holiday season is quickly approaching. However, what many do not know is that Medicare Open Enrollment starts in exactly 7 days. Running from October 15th through December 7th, this is the only time that Medicare beneficiares can make changes on their existing Medicare coverage plan […]

Calling All AT&T Medicare-eligible Retirees

Ahlbum Insurance Group Offering Medicare Options with a Great Premium According to the My Retiree Health Exchange website, starting January 2015 AT&T will no longer be sponsoring Group Health plans for their Medicare-eligible retirees in exchange for a Healthcare Reimbursement Account, requiring them to purchase individual coverage through a Private Medicare Exchange such as AON.  […]

Medigap Plan K

Medicare offers several plans to suit various individual’s needs. Medicare also provides a lot of coverage for medical expenses, but it doesn’t cover everything. So some people choose to buy a separate policy to provide coverage for the areas Medicare falls short on. This is known as Medigap insurance. One of the plans that people […]

Latest Cuts to Medicare Thwarted

Medicare Part D is also known as prescription drug coverage. This plan helps with your prescription drug coverage on different Medicare plans. Insurance companies and private companies that are approved by Medicare offer these plans.  Part D can help lower the cost of prescription drugs, help protect against higher costs in the future and most […]

Maximize your Medicare in 2014

Each year, new people sign up for Medicare or extend their already-existing coverage and each year there are changes that you should be aware of to ensure that you maximize your Medicare. There are around 49.5 million seniors in the United States enrolled in Medicare.  At The Ahlbum Insurance Group, we make sure to provide […]

Medigap Plan N

With Medigap there are 10 different plans that you can choose from (A, B, C, D, F, G, K, L, M and N). Medigap Plan N is one of the newer plans that are available to beneficiaries wishing to fill in certain gaps from their Original Medicare coverage. Here we break down the different inclusion […]