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CSI Medicare Supplement AEP Description
November 25, 2020

Medicare Coverage for 2021

The Annual Enrollment Period is over on December 7th! If you have not yet evaluated your prescription drug plan for 2021, call in today to review your options at 800-750-2407....
October 30, 2020

Everything You Need To Know About A1C

Everything You Need To Know About A1C What is A1C? Hemoglobin A1C, also called A1c, HBA1C, or glycated hemoglobin is the percentage of red blood cells with glucose attached. What does...
Medigap Supplement Insurance Plan
October 30, 2020

All You Need To Know About Changing Your Medicare Supplement Plan

All You Need To Know About Changing Your Medicare Supplement Plan Should I change my Medicare Supplement plan yearly? Short answer: No, you do not have to renew your Medigap...
September 29, 2020

How Medicare Helps You Fight Cancer

The American Cancer Society predicted that in 2020, an estimated 1.8 million new cancer cases would be diagnosed. And treatments for cancer are not cheap, with the 2017 national expenditure...
August 28, 2020

What is AEP?

Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) is every year from October 15th to December 7th. This is the time to really see what the following year may bring in terms of changes...
August 28, 2020

Foods That Lower Cholesterol

September is National Cholesterol Education Month with a goal of informing the public of the most common and misunderstood condition. All ages are susceptible to having high cholesterol, which is...
July 29, 2020

Wellness Month and National Immunization Month

The Shingles Vaccine What is shingles? Shingles is a viral infection caused by the varicella-zoster virus. When first infected with varicella-zoster, individuals will first experience chickenpox. Afterwards, the virus will...
July 28, 2020

Annual Physical vs Annual Wellness Visit

Annual Physical vs Annual Wellness Visit Annual checkups with your primary care provider (aka PCP) are vital to identifying and preventing potential health problems. It is also a perfect time...
June 29, 2020

The Dangers of UV Light

Protecting Your Skin From UV Light UV light is the main culprit for the skin cancers that 9,500 Americans are diagnosed with every day. The most common forms of skin...
June 29, 2020

History of Medicare

History of Medicare This month we are not only celebrating Independence Day, but also the 55th Anniversary of Medicare! Prior to 1965 when Medicare began, most private healthinsurers either did...
May 28, 2020

Will Medicare Cover Alzheimer’s Related Expenses?

Will Medicare Cover Alzheimer’s Related Expenses? The key to fighting Alzheimer’s and dementia is early and accurate detection. An Annual Wellness Visit and Health Risk Assessment with your primary care...
May 28, 2020

Cardiovascular Damage from Diabetes Increases Your Risk of Alzheimer’s

Cardiovascular Damage from Diabetes Increases Your Risk of Alzheimer’s June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month designed to promote education of these conditions and funding for research, as there is...
April 30, 2020

Underwriting for Medicare Supplement Plans

Underwriting is a process used by a company providing a service to determine the amount of risk at stake for providing you (or a group of individuals) insurance, loans, or...
April 29, 2020

How to Work Out During COVID-19

With many states currently under “stay at home” orders, it has become difficult or even impossible to do your normal work-out. But with states considering re-opening, you should consider the...
March 27, 2020

When can I apply for Medicare Supplements?

When can I apply for Medicare Supplements? You can enroll in a new plan at any time during the year! However, you do have to go through underwriting and your...
March 27, 2020

Observation vs Admitted: Why You Should Care

Medicare: Observation vs Admitted Knowing if you are admitted to the hospital or if you are under observation could be the difference of a few thousand in savings. One would assume...
Medicare and COVID-19
March 12, 2020

Medicare and COVID-19 Rolling Updates

Medicare Coverage Medicare will cover COVID-19 vaccines and tests at 100% prior to any deductibles. Please present your red, white, and blue Medicare ID card for billing purposes regardless where...
choosing the doctor for you
March 10, 2020

Is My Doctor In Network?

Is my Doctor in Network? A better question would be “Does my doctor accept Medicare?” If they do accept Medicare, then they are “in network." "But doesn’t it matter which...
Plan Medicare Vision Plans
March 1, 2020

Medicare and Your Vision

Health Updates March is Save Your Vision Month as declared by the American Optometric Association. It is designated to raise awareness for comprehensive & annual eye evaluations. Good vision does...
February 1, 2020

American Heart Month and Medicare

Did You Know? President Lyndon B. Johnson, with the support of Congress, held the first American Heart Month in February of 1964. Since then, the federally designated month has continued...