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Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program: An Overview

Healthcare spending in the United States is approximately $3.3 trillion or $10,348 per person annually — and continues to grow. Each year, Medicare spends more than $104 billion treating patients with diabetes. According to the American Diabetes Association, an estimated 25 percent of Medicare-eligible seniors have diabetes, and the prevalence of prediabetes is especially high […]

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Understanding Medicare Part D

If you areMedicare-eligible , you may find that navigating Medicare can be tricky. Now that the Annual Enrollment period is here, you may have started researching your options and coverage under Medicare. Your first step when signing up for Medicare is to see what plans you qualify for based on your state and income. When […]

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Medicare for Diabetics: An Overview

Chances are you know someone with diabetes. That’s not surprising, given that 30.3 million people—or 9.4 percent of the population of the United States—have diabetes, and this number is only growing. Approximately 1.5 million Americans are diagnosed with diabetes every year, with American/Alaska Natives having the highest prevalence of diagnosed diabetes for both men and […]

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Self-Funded Health Plans: 10 Terms to Know

Curious about self-funded health plans but confused by all the jargon? GoHealth is here to help with 10 terms you need to know before jumping into the world of self-funded healthcare: 1. Self-Funded Let’s start with the basics: What is a self-funded health plan? According to Health Care Administrators Association, a self-funded (or self-insured) plan […]

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Key Changes for Open Enrollment 2019

Have you looked into the Open Enrollment Period (OEP) for 2019 yet? Not only did registration begin Nov. 1, but the Dec. 15 deadline is looming! Don’t panic, we have you covered so that you can lock in your policy before then. Here are some important things to note about Open Enrollment 2019 before you […]

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Open Enrollment 2019: Key Dates to Know [Infographic]

Open Enrollment 2019 is here! Before you shop for health insurance coverage, make note of these key Open Enrollment dates to know so you don’t miss a deadline. Then, when you’re ready to shop for coverage, call GoHealth at 866-931-9240 to get help from our licensed insurance agents.

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The Deadlines for 2019 Open Enrollment by State

It’s that time of year again! The Open Enrollment Period for the 2019 Health Insurance Marketplace is here. The Health Insurance Marketplace is for those who do not have insurance through an employer, Medicaid, Medicare, or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Open Enrollment is the annual period established under the Affordable Care Act (often […]

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Have You Considered Medicare Part B?

Some things aren’t mandatory, but they’re certainly a good idea. For instance, you don’t have to turn your car off while getting gas, but it might be a little dangerous to leave it running. No one’s going to arrest you if you deviate from a recipe when baking a bundt cake, but then you run […]

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The Difference Between Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement Plans

Have you ever gone to the grocery store to buy a product and been confused by how many brands were available for that one item? It makes what should be a simple decision confusing. Likewise, products with similar names can sometimes be hard to differentiate. If you’re not sure of the differences between Medicare Advantage […]

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Medicare in 2019: Changes You Should Know

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Whether it’s your first time enrolling in Medicare or you’re already familiar with the program, all enrollees need to learn about its impending changes coming in 2019. The 53-year-old program—signed into law in 1965 under the Social Security Administration—will undergo a massive transformation affecting its 60 million members. Although enrollees may feel concerned by the […]

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