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Long Term Care

If you’re receiving Social Security benefits, you’re likely already enrolled in Original Medicare, but may still have gaps in your coverage. If you’re a new ActivAger (turning 65 soon and planning an active retirement) you may need specific coverage options that cover your active retirement lifestyle.

Use our MediClear helper to zero in on the type of Medicare plan that provides the best coverage for your individual situation

At any time during your Medicare enrollment journey, call us at 941-567-6000 TTY 711 to ask questions and learn more. By contacting the phone number listed, you can expect to be in contact with a licensed insurance agent.

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Medical Terms and Definitions

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  • State Insurance Department
    A state agency that regulates insurance and can provide information about Medigap policies and other private health insurance.
  • State Medical Assistance (Medicaid) office
    A state or local agency that can give information about, and help with applications for, Medicaid programs that help pay medical bills for people with limited income and resources.
  • State Pharmaceutical Assistance Program (SPAP)
    A state program that provides help paying for drug coverage based on financial need, age, or medical condition.
  • State Survey Agency
    A state agency that oversees health care facilities that participate in the Medicare and/or Medicaid programs by, for example, inspecting health care facilities and investigating complaints to ensure that health and safety standards are met. Test
  • Step therapy
    A coverage rule used by some Medicare Prescription Drug Plans that requires you to try one or more similar, lower cost drugs to treat your condition before the plan will cover the prescribed drug.
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
    A monthly benefit paid by Social Security to people with limited income and resources who are disabled, blind, or age 65 or older. SSI benefits aren't the same as Social Security retirement or disability benefits.
  • Supplier
    Generally, any company, person, or agency that gives you a medical item or service, except when you're an inpatient in a hospital or skilled nursing facility.
  • Telemedicine
    Medical or other health services given to a patient using a communications system (like a computer, phone, or television) by a practitioner in a location different than the patient's.
  • Tiers
    Groups of drugs that have a different cost for each group. Generally, a drug in a lower tier will cost you less than a drug in a higher tier.
  • TTY
    A TTY (teletypewriter) is a communication device used by people who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, or have severe speech impairment. People who don't have a TTY can communicate with a TTY user through a message relay center (MRC). An MRC has TTY operators available to send and interpret TTY messages.