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Do You Need Medicare Supplement Insurance?

One of the benefits of reaching age 65 is the ability to enroll in Medicare and enjoy the lower payments for health insurance. Medicare has two sections: Medicare Part A for hospital insurance, and Medicare Part B for medical insurance. Each of these sections covers specific costs of treatment, but leaves gaps. Medigap insurance (Medicare Supplement Insurance) fills in the missing pieces, and provides better...

Advice for Choosing the Best Medicare Supplement Plan

Medicare supplement insurance can help cover some healthcare costs that Original Medicare doesn’t cover. This coverage is sold by private insurance companies and is commonly known as a Medigap policy, as it is designed to fill in the gaps left by Original Medicare Parts A and B, including co-payments, co-insurance, and deductibles. If your visits to the doctor or hospital stays are fairly frequent and...

Why It is Important to Review Your Insurance Policies on a Yearly Basis

Insurance policies are living documents. They can, and should be, changed periodically to accommodate changes in circumstances and needs of the policyholder. At Balanced Insurance Solutions in Crane, Missouri, our agents can assist you with an annual review of your home, auto, and life insurance policies to help ensure you have the coverage you need without paying more than you need to. Reasons to Review...

When Are You Eligible for Medicare?

Medicare is America’s health insurance program for people age 65 and older. It is funded with a portion of the payroll taxes paid by workers and their employers and premiums deducted by the government from Social Security payments. People under the age of 65 with disabilities or certain health conditions can also qualify for this program. Medicare can help with medical expenses, but it does...

Skipping the Dentist Can Put Your Health at Risk

Most of us don’t look forward to a trip to the dentist. However, caring for your teeth and gums is a crucial part of maintaining overall health. Research over the past decade has revealed links between tooth and gum health and several serious medical conditions. A recent study found that 40 percent of people who suffered gum disease were more likely to have another chronic...