Medicare For The Lazy Man Podcast
Ep. 149 - Randy’s health improves while my mental acuity takes a nose dive!

Ep. 149 - Randy’s health improves while my mental acuity takes a nose dive!

February 25, 2021

For today's episode I dig deep into the MLM Mailbag, withdrawing a stack of correspondence.

I then proceed to attack this correspondence in reverse date order, answering questions and sewing seeds of confusion throughout the podcast. 

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Ep. 148 The best comparison ever: G versus HDG! (Thank Steve for this one!)

Ep. 148 The best comparison ever: G versus HDG! (Thank Steve for this one!)

February 23, 2021

Peace of mind or saving lots of money; how does one make the best choice? For some, the decision process is a real struggle, even though the worst-case risk is very limited. We breeze through it starting at minute 8:00. 

Read more in Chapter 8: The Best Kept Secret in Medicare!

Welcome to Randy's first episode since getting the virus on New Years Eve.

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Ep. 147 Welcome back! First new episode of 2021 is about to rustle your ear wax!

Ep. 147 Welcome back! First new episode of 2021 is about to rustle your ear wax!

February 21, 2021

The eye candy visible from the studio windows offered a powerful distraction to this junior podcaster.

Difficult as it was to stay on point, I still managed to  address several items from the MLM Mailbag, starting at about minute 8:30. 

Note: The Wuhan Flu paid a visit to the MLM production staff in late December, shortly after this episode was recorded. It wreaked havoc with our recording schedule, but normalcy will eventually return.   

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Ep.146 One last visit to the MLM Mailbag for 2020: questions from reader & listeners!

Ep.146 One last visit to the MLM Mailbag for 2020: questions from reader & listeners!

February 18, 2021

One important lesson to take away from Episode 146: If the Feds try to nail you with an IRMAA and the high income year was a fluke or one time event, grab the proper form (I can help with that) and file an appeal!

In addition to the Medicare content (which starts at 6:00) I remind listeners that announcer Drew McMillin is on track to becoming a father and the name of the Rock Hudson movie in which a nuclear sub surfaces through floating ice at the North Pole is "Ice Station Zebra".

HAPPY 2021!

Note: The Wuhan Flu paid a visit to the MLM production staff in late December, shortly after this episode was recorded. It wreaked havoc with our recording schedule, but normalcy will eventually return.   

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Ep.145 Planning to work after you are Medicare eligible? Well, you won’t be alone!

Ep.145 Planning to work after you are Medicare eligible? Well, you won’t be alone!

February 14, 2021

A large fraction of Medicare eligibles are planning to continue working into their late 60s or beyond. 

Eventually, it will be wise to seek advice from a Medicare expert in order to manage the transition from employer insurance to Medicare without violating any deadlines or risking continuity of coverage.

The serious content starts at 4:50. Near the end of this New Year's Eve recording, listen for Randy to briefly wake up from his pre-Covid Coma for a short exchange of  random thoughts.

Note: The Wuhan Flu paid a visit to the MLM production staff in late December, shortly after this episode was recorded. It wreaked havoc with our recording schedule, but normalcy will eventually return.   

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Ep. 144: Sit down and lock eyeballs with an insurance agent; What’s he thinking?

Ep. 144: Sit down and lock eyeballs with an insurance agent; What’s he thinking?

February 11, 2021

Insurance salesmen have a multitude of training resources while their prospects have no one to coach them through the sales meeting.

We at MLM shed some light on the process by which an agent attempts to persuade people to buy insurance.

Note: The Wuhan Flu paid a visit to the MLM production staff in late December, shortly after this episode was recorded. It wreaked havoc with our recording schedule, but normalcy will eventually return.   

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Ep. 143: Advice for new insurance agents: 5 sales scenarios & how to handle them!

Ep. 143: Advice for new insurance agents: 5 sales scenarios & how to handle them!

February 7, 2021

But wait, there's more! Act now I'll throw in an additional 5 scenarios (and how to handle them) for no extra cost.

That is an amazing TEN scenarios for the price of none! Instruction starts at 6 minutes in. 

Note: The Wuhan Flu paid a visit to the MLM production staff in late December, shortly after this episode was recorded. It wreaked havoc with our recording schedule, but normalcy will eventually return.   

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Ep. 142 - A Christmas Eve visit to the MLM Mailbag (starting at minute 11:30)!

Ep. 142 - A Christmas Eve visit to the MLM Mailbag (starting at minute 11:30)!

January 4, 2021

We interrupt our holiday mirth and merriment in order to share some professional opinions in answer to queries from readers and listeners.

1) Plan N is a perfectly reasonable recommendation from one's insurance agent. 

2) If you like your California doctor, purchase of a Medicare Supplement will allow you to keep seeing him. However, won't it be inconvenient after your move to South Dakota?               

3) How about a Medicare MSA? Might it not turn weird someday? Answer: Maybe it will, but if it doesn't turn weird this type of plan can fill the bill for those who like cash rich account balances!

We hope everyone had a merry Christmas!

 

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Ep. 141 - More disappointment and broken promises from Advantage plans:

Ep. 141 - More disappointment and broken promises from Advantage plans:

January 1, 2021

At minute 7:30 we review a report on the odds you will be able to get a plan with all of the great things Mr. Namath promises: prescriptions, meals, transportation, dental/vision and the much coveted Part B "give back".

Turns out, the odds of getting all of that in any one Medicare Advantage plan are slim to none. Once again, the hype machine is working overtime and the customers are likely to be disappointed.

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Ep.140 - Mike’s shots cost almost $4Kper month. How will Medicare handle that?

Ep.140 - Mike’s shots cost almost $4Kper month. How will Medicare handle that?

December 29, 2020

Mike isn't sure which part of Medicare will cover his treatments and neither am I. Whether it will be Part B or Mike's drug plan makes a difference in the percentage Mike will have to kick in.

My solution? Ask the doctor, or maybe the office staff. It is likely they have had to find this information for previous patients. Don't reinvent the wheel! 

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