If you have Medicare, don’t worry about the new Health Insurance Marketplace

Some people with Medicare are asking lately if their Medicare coverage is affected by the new the Health Insurance Marketplace that starts in 2014. The answer is no — the Marketplace won’t have any effect on your Medicare coverage. The Health Insurance Marketplace is designed to help people who don’t have any health insurance. You […]

August 28, 2013 | Posted in The Other Side of 50 October 2013 | Tagged | Leave a reply

How Medicare covers ambulance services

I certainly hope you never need an ambulance but at some point you may have to take one during a medical emergency. If you have Original Medicare, your Part B (medical insurance) covers ambulance services to or from a hospital, critical-access hospital, or skilled nursing facility only when other transportation could endanger your health. In […]

10 easy weight loss tips to help you slim down

When it comes to losing weight and getting in shape, Jamie Walker, co-founder and president of the online health community Fit Approach (FitApproach.com), knows a thing or two. A Yoga Alliance certified instructor and boot camp leader, Walker is also the winner of multiple marathons. “Losing weight and getting in shape is more than just […]