In the Medicare world there is a term used called “Aging-In.”
It means that somebody is turning 65 and transitioning their current health coverage to Medicare because that is the age when most people make that transition. That process of transitioning to Medicare can be routine or it can be very complex, or a combination of the two. Making a mistake during that initial enrollment period can cause financial, medical and stressful issues that no one wants to experience or deal with later.
When dealing with your Medicare options, whether you’re new to Medicare or you have been on it for years, broker experience is everything. Everybody's situation is unique to them and the more individualized attention you get from the Medicare broker that you use, the better the outcome for you so when your time comes to “Age-In” you won’t need to worry about the consequences of making mistakes or uneducated decisions.
In the following interview, Stephanie Frisch (owner of the San Juan Capistrano-based Insurance 101 Services) addresses some frequently asked questions and recent trends in the industry.
Q: Have you been helping people with their Medicare options for long?
A: I’ve been an insurance broker now for 14 years and specializing in Medicare...