Medicare

Coping During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic poses many challenges to our mental health. It’s added a variety of stressors and worries well beyond we might feel on a normal day.

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Prediabetes – It’ Real and it’s Reversible

Prediabetes is a condition in which your blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not high enough to be Type 2 diabetes.  Simple lifestyle changes can reverse prediabetes and prevent it from becoming Type 2 diabetes. More than 1 in 3 American adults have prediabetes.  And 90% of people

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How to Read an Explanation of Benefits

What is an explanation of benefits? Every once in a while, you’ll get an Explanation of Benefits, also known as an “EOB” from your health insurer. What is it? What is it trying to tell you? Is it a bill? No, it’s not a bill, but it does have useful information.

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Virginia Premier Launches New Medicare Advantage Plans

Virginia Premier, one of the largest health insurers in Virginia, today is introducing two new health plans: Medicare Advantage Gold and Medicare Advantage Platinum. These plans demonstrate how Virginia Premier is evolving in its response to the health needs of the state.

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Do You Know Your Tools2Thrive?

Everyone faces challenges in life that can impact their mental health. The good news is there are practical tools that everyone can use to improve their mental health and increase resiliency.

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Take Control of Your Asthma

If you have asthma, do you know what your action plan is? If not, set up a visit with your doctor. They can help you create an Asthma Action Plan, which is kind of like a step-by-step guide on how you can control and lessen the symptoms of your asthma.

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What is a Formulary?

A formulary is just a list of prescription drugs that your health insurance plan gives you coverage (i.e., helps you pay) for. Your health plan’s formulary will list the names of the drugs, along with how much or what kind of coverage your health plan provides for it.

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Take Time to Thank a Nurse

The World Health Organization has declared 2020 as the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife. To help celebrate, we’d like you to tell us about a nurse or midwife who has helped you with your health or pregnancy.

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