The Guardian Plan might be right for you!

By Regenia Mapson Health Insurance Resource Manager The Erickson Advantage Guardian Plan is a special-needs insurance plan designed specifically for Erickson residents living in long-term care: 1. The plan costs just $33.10 a month and provides cost savings through low premiums and zero co-pays for many services such as hospitalization and doctor visits. 2. Our…

Know the Difference: Inpatient Care vs. Observation Status

By Regenia Mapson Health Insurance Resource Manager Depending on the circumstances, your hospitalization can be classified as Inpatient Care or Observation Status.  Most people are not aware that when you are classified under “observation status,” Medicare may not cover the care you receive for a subsequent stay at a skilled nursing facility. Your hospital admission…

It’s time to look at Erickson Advantage again

By Regenia Mapson Health Insurance Resource Manager Erickson Advantage plans can offer you more coverage than Original Medicare. Some of the extra benefits you could get with an Erickson Advantage plan include: hearing aids, vision benefits, transportation to plan-approved medical appointments, preventive dental services, and prescription drug plans.    We have plans to fit a…

Annual Enrollment is Here Now

  By Regenia Mapson Health Insurance Resource Manager Annual enrollment is now going on, and this is a good time for you to review your health plan benefits and coverage.  Health insurance coverage does not need to be complicated. Our onsite licensed agents are knowledgeable and can assist you in reviewing all aspects of your…

A healthy plan for heart disease

By Regenia Mapson Health Insurance Resource Manager If you have heart disease, the Erickson Advantage Champion (Health Maintenance Organization-Point of Service Special Needs plan) plan may be right for you. Enroll anytime.* The Champion plan offers extra benefits beyond Original Medicare to help Erickson Living residents with certain medical conditions. Champion features low premiums of…