Category: Medicare

Medicare Annual Enrollment Period Is Here!

The Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) is now underway, and will continue until December 7th, 2019. Folks can change their Medicare Advantage plan or Medicare Prescription Drug plan if they wish during this time. All plan changes made during this period, will be effective on January 1st, 2020. We here at The Harrin Group realize that this is often a stressful time for seniors, as...

Veteran Benefits

As a veteran-owned business, we here at The Harrin Group care for our fellow service members and veterans, and want to ensure they are well aware of all the benefits available to them. One such critical benefit that they are entitled to receive when they turn 65, is the option to add Medicare to their Veterans Administration (VA) health coverage. As noted by CNBC contributor:...

Patient Assistance Programs

One common concern for many of our clients deals with the high costs of prescription drugs. Many times, our insurance plan may or may not cover our medication, and if it happens to be a non-generic type, the copay or co-insurance can be quite an eye-opener in some cases! So what can we do about this? Well, a good option for those of us without...

Good Rx

Have you ever been in a situation where you were prescribed a medication and your plan wants a big co-pay or co-insurance for it? Or maybe you simply do not have any health coverage, and dislike paying the full retail cost for a medication? Well, the good news is there is a free program called "GoodRx" that allows consumers who have coverage (ie. Medicare plan,...

New Medicare Cards

If you haven't heard the news, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is changing up the Medicare card, to one that is unique in its ID #, instead of the current Social Security numbered one. This initiative will be completed by April 2019. The mail outs are done automatically and are sent based on the location of the person. CMS has taken this...