New Book Released on Medicare - Maximize Your Medicare: Understanding Medicare, Protecting Your Health, Minimizing Cost. Available Now in e-book and Print Editions

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A new book, Maximize Your Medicare, has been released in time for the Medicare Annual Election Period. Maximize Your Medicare demystifies Medicare for both new beneficiaries and those currently enrolled in Medicare. According to the US Census Bureau, over 9,000 people will turn 65 years old in 2013. The vast majority of those people will become eligible for Medicare for the first time. Maximize Your Medicare explains Medicare, and shows how beneficiaries can choose among the dizzying number of options. Special focus is devoted to real-life examples, and large groups of beneficiaries, including those who have been enrolled in group health insurance policies. Although 2013 cost sharing details have not been released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), a special section is devoted to how beneficiaries may be affected in 2013.

"I know everything I need to know about Medicare." -no one

Maximize Your Medicare (http://www.maximizeyourmedicare), a new book, has been released in time for the Medicare Annual Election Period (AEP). It is available in both e-book and print editions, in time for the Medicare Annual Election Period. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, more than 9,000 people, a day, will turn 65 years old in 2013, and the vast majority of them will become Medicare eligible for the first time.

Medicare is frequently misunderstood for many reasons: confusing dates, perplexing rules, annoying advertisements. Maximize Your Medicare is intended to address these misunderstandings, so a beneficiary can choose the right option for himself. Selection will depend on the complicated combination of a person's medical situation, financial resources, family situation, and in the end, the person's mental outlook.

Maximize Your Medicare explains:

  •     What Medicare is
  •     How/when to enroll
  •     Rights and options when a person becomes eligible for Medicare
  •     The characteristics of Medicare Advantage and Medigap plans
  •     How prescription drug benefits work under Medicare Part D
  •     The strengths and weakness of these plans

Maximize Your Medicare includes examples of real-life cases. The bottom line: the situation being faced may be similar to a situation that others have faced, are facing, and will face in the future. Strategies for improving benefits, saving money, or both, are suggested for beneficiaries, regardless of the level of financial resources.

Maximize Your Medicare describes certain selected 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.

The e-book will be updated with premiums, copays, and coinsurance for Medicare Part A and Part B for 2013 when announced by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The website http://www.maximizeyourmedicare.com provides the table of contents, a preview, cost sharing tables of original Medicare (Part A, Part B, and Part D), and information about the author. The book is available now at http://www.amazon.com, http://www.createspace.com, and http://www.smashwords.com.

Disclaimer
All statements in this book are solely the informed opinion of the author. The advice in this book does not represent financial or investment advice, nor does it constitute an offer of any financial instrument, including, but not limited to, insurance. The opinions expressed in the book are not associated, affiliated, or endorsed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The author, Jae W. Oh, CLU®, ChFC® can be reached directly via email at jae(at)maximizeyourmedicare(dot)com.

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