Wellcare Medicare Plans

WellCare Health Plans, Inc is a huge health insurance company with more than 6.3 million members. The beginning of the company started in 1985, with a base in Tampa, Florida. In 1997, they began to offer health insurance plans to Medicare members. Back then, those...

Medicare Supplements vs Medicare Advantage

Even though Medicare.gov offers many pages of explanations, it can be hard to understand the details. However, the basics of the program are easy to understand once you dive into the details. Medicare offers Parts A (hospital care), B (doctors, medical procedures,...

Roswell Park Cancer Hospital, Buffalo, NY

Roswell Park Hospital was founded in 1898 through the efforts of surgeon Roswell Park, MD, and Buffalo Evening News owner and publisher Edward H. Butler, Sr. The Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center was the first institution in the world to focus exclusively on...

UnitedHealthcare Medicare Plans

UnitedHealthcare is probably one of the biggest health care companies out there. With the massive number of more than 115 million clients, the company has a revenue of about $226,2 billion. With the main base in Minnesota, United Healthcare's history started...

What is EPIC?

The Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage (EPIC) is the New York State Pharmaceutical Assistance Program which covers for more than half the cost of prescription drugs for New York residents who are 65 or older. The eligibility requirements for EPIC are: You must...

The “Medicare.gov” Website

Medicare is the federal health insurance program for people who are 65 or older, certain younger people who have disabilities, and people with End-Stage Renal Disease.  There are different parts of Medicare for specific services.  The official U.S. Government site for...