Medicare


Medicare Scope of Sales Appointment – What You Need to Know

  Welcome to the Medicare Annual Election Period! Now is the time to review your current Medicare coverage and determine if you’ll stay with the same plan from 2023 or select a new plan going into 2024. As always, your dedicated team at Walsh Duffield is here to help! New for 2023 Just as plans

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What Private Information Will My Medicare Agent Request?

  Elderly adults are scammed out of approximately $2.9 billion each year, according to the Senate Special Committee on Aging. Scammers use advanced, persuasive techniques to lure even the savviest, educated and cognitively intact seniors into turning over personal information—either over the phone, via email or in person—so they can use it to steal your

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Getting Ready for Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period: What to Know

Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) is right around the corner. Now’s the time to evaluate your health care needs for the coming year and make sure you’re getting the right Medicare coverage for your health requirements and budget. Your partners at Walsh Duffield are here to help! Read on to learn how to prepare and

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HSA Accounts and Medicare: 5 Key Things to Know

Qualified High Deductible Health Plans (HDHP) paired with Health Savings Accounts (HSA) are gaining popularity with employers. An HSA offers individuals and families an opportunity to contribute pre-tax dollars into an account that can be used to pay for Qualified Medical Expenses. Sometimes, employers will also contribute funds to their employees’ HSA accounts. When Medicare

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Fourth of July Safety Tips

As the Fourth of July approaches, people across the United States are gearing up to celebrate the nation’s independence with fireworks, barbecues, and gatherings. While this holiday is filled with joy and patriotism, it’s crucial to prioritize safety, not only for the well-being of your loved ones but also to avoid potential insurance claims. Below

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COVID-19 News: Free At-home Tests Are Now Available

Good news! Each household in the U.S. can now have four free COVID-19 at-home tests shipped directly to their home at no cost! All you need to do is visit COVIDtests.gov and enter your contact information and mailing address. The tests are rapid antigen “at-home” or “self” tests — not PCR tests which require a

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Ancillary Coverage: Dental, Vision, Hearing & Life

Now that you are reviewing your Medicare Medical coverage, don’t forget about Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, and Supplemental plans. Getting older means that more preventive and routine care is necessary to prevent future health problems. That’s why more comprehensive health coverage outside of Medicare is important. Known as Ancillary coverage, these insurance products,

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