Maximize Your Medicare (2014 Edition): Understanding Medicare, Protecting Your Health, and Minimizing Costsby Jae Oh, Ani Stone
FACTS ALONE ARE NOT ANSWERS
Written by a nationally-recognized expert (as Expert contributor on mymedicareanswers.com, powered by Humana, Inc, the nation's 2nd largest provider of Medicare plans), Maximize Your Medicare provides analysis and advice you can use in plain-spoken English with NEW, UPDATED 2015 Premiums, and cost-sharing details. Important PPACA… See more details below
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FACTS ALONE ARE NOT ANSWERS
Written by a nationally-recognized expert (as Expert contributor on mymedicareanswers.com, powered by Humana, Inc, the nation's 2nd largest provider of Medicare plans), Maximize Your Medicare provides analysis and advice you can use in plain-spoken English with NEW, UPDATED 2015 Premiums, and cost-sharing details. Important PPACA implications for certain Medicare beneficiaries. Real-life situations, called "This Happens."
MAXIMIZE YOUR MEDICARE EXPLAINS
What Medicare is, how/when to enroll
What Medicare covers, and what it may not
How prescription drug benefits work under Medicare Part D
How Medicare Advantage and Medigap work with Medicare
How Employer-provided plans are changing and what to do
MAXIMIZE YOUR MEDICARE INCLUDES REAL-LIFE EXAMPLES
These examples are called "This Happens." They highlight the choices and misunderstandings that Medicare-eligible encounter, and consequences when someone doesn't carefully consider the choices they face. Maximize Your Medicare points out pitfalls to avoid. there is an enormous amount of advice and advertisements regarding Medicare. Maximize Your Medicare points out what is treasure, and what trouble to avoid. Maximize Your Medicare is written so that everyone can understand, and for one simple reason: facts are not answers.
MAXIMIZE YOUR MEDICARE HELPS YOU CHOOSE
The book offers tips on how to get extra benefits and shows you benefits that you may not have known existed. In addition, there are sections which describe some specific groups of beneficiaries, from veterans to governmental employees to the seriously ill. Special attention is devoted to those that are part of employer-sponsored group plans. Given the rapid changes to retiree healthcare benefits, it means that those who believed that they were "all set," will be required to learn the new language of Medicare.
- Jae W. Oh, CLU(r) ChFC(r)
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Meet the Author
Jae W. Oh, MBA, CFP®, CLU® ChFC® is a Certified Financial Planner, Chartered Life Underwriter, a Chartered Financial Consultant, and a licensed insurance producer.
He is an expert contributor on www.mymedicareanswers.com, a website powered by Humana, one of the nation’s largest carriers of Medicare plans.
He has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) with concentrations in Accounting and Finance from the University of Chicago, and a Bachelors of Arts (BA) degree in Economics and Political Science from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Mr. Oh has appeared as a speaker in front of libraries, companies, as part of college-sponsored programs, and can frequently be heard as a guest on talk radio shows, in addition to providing private advisory services for individuals, families, and businesses.
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While there was some useful information about Medicare, and especially Medigap policies, this book was poorly written and apparently not copy-edited. The author makes a case for carefully considering a Medigap rather than a Medicare Advantage policy. Certainly most people should consider both, and I do credit author Jae Oh with pointing this out in some detail. The Web site mentioned in the book did not exist.