There are some benefits of joining a Medicare Advantage plan. However, there could be some disadvantages depending on your health and mobility. Having to stay “in network” is one of the drawbacks if you travel a good bit or want total freedom your choice of doctors. And co-pays can offset some of the premium savings. Medicare supplement plans are more expensive but provide the enrollee with much more control over their medical choices.
Insurance can be intimidating. Jokes about avoiding insurance salesmen are many. The joke seems to poke fun at a salesman who is “pushing” a product you don’t want to buy. The fact is more likely it is a product you don’t understand.
Insurance can be confusing; a web of jargon and costs that are unclear. It keeps some people from even listening to insurance “pitches” or perhaps, not filing on legitimate claims. Understanding the terminology can reduce the stress and make you a better consumer of the insurance product or help you decide not to purchase what is pitched.
Your liver may be underappreciated. The fact is your liver functions like your body’s engine. It drives many of the body’s critical systems. Unfortunately, it can be easily overlooked. The reality is that when your liver stops and breaks down, your body does too. While liver cancer is only one malady to impact the liver, over 33,000 Americans die from liver cancer alone.