Both “medigap” and Medicare Advantage plans are often referred to as “supplemental insurance” plans in Medicare articles and literature. This language is confusing and somewhat misleading. Do you understand the difference?

Do You Know the Difference Between Medigap and Medicare Advantage?

Both “medigap” and Medicare Advantage plans are often referred to as “supplemental insurance” plans in Medicare articles and literature. This language is confusing and somewhat misleading. Do you understand the difference?

Many people were victims of Bernard Madoff’s fraud and have lost a considerable amount of income due to this scheme. Originally, Madoff victims were not included in the above categories of life changing events. As of June 9, Social Security determined that “if someone had a reduction of income as the result of criminal theft or an investment scam, they can qualify as having a life-changing event.” Just like the above instances, you need to provide documentation to Social Security. Documentation would include an account statement from Madoff’s firm or a court document stating you as an alleged victim.

Madoff Victims May Be Able to Get Part B Premiums Reduced

Many people were victims of Bernard Madoff’s fraud and have lost a considerable amount of income due to this scheme. Originally, Madoff victims were not included in the above categories of life changing events. As of June 9, Social Security determined that “if someone had a reduction of income as the result of criminal theft or an investment scam, they can qualify as having a life-changing event.” Just like the above instances, you need to provide documentation to Social Security. Documentation would include an account statement from Madoff’s firm or a court document stating you as an alleged victim.