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We Speak Medicare

We Speak Medicare

By Boomer Benefits

The We Speak Medicare™ podcast is the latest free resource from the Boomer Benefits team, packed with digestible Medicare content that you need to know. Medicare expert and best-selling author, Danielle K. Roberts, tackles common Medicare questions and unpacks complex topics for listeners.

Danielle Kunkle Roberts is a founding partner at Boomer Benefits®, a national insurance agency specializing in Medicare since 2005. She is the author of the best-selling book 10 Costly Medicare Mistakes and is a frequent source for major news outlets such as CNBC, FOX, Yahoo Finance, and more!
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Are the Medicare commercials a scam?? Danielle talks this and what you need to know in the AEP
Are the Medicare commercials a scam?? Danielle talks this and what you need to know in the AEP
How many times do you turn on your TV in the fall and think, "Why am I seeing Joe Namath AGAIN?" There is no coincidence in the timing of these Medicare commercials. In today's episode, Danielle talks about why there are so many of these commercials and what you can watch out for when it comes to picking your Medicare plans in the fall. WE SPEAK MEDICARE: Boomer Benefits® is licensed in 49 states and we are a top-producing, award-winning Medicare agency with over 7,000 5-star reviews from Medicare beneficiaries just like you. Our expert services are 100% FREE. To learn more, call us at 817-249-8600 or fill out our form at:  https://boomerbenefits.com Other Medicare Resources: FREE MEDICARE WEBINAR: https://boomerbenefits.com/medicare-101-webinar/ FREE MEDICARE VIDEO COURSE: https://boomerbenefits.com/learn-medicare/ FACEBOOK MEDICARE Q&A GROUP: http://www.facebook.com/groups/BoomerBenefits
14:56
November 04, 2022
Medicare Part D Webinar: 2023 Information & Updates (includes LIVE Q&A from listeners)
Medicare Part D Webinar: 2023 Information & Updates (includes LIVE Q&A from listeners)
Are you trying to determine what to do about your 2023 Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage? Today's episode is for you! We have taken Danielle K. Roberts' private Medicare Part D webinar and made it accessible to all of our podcast listeners. In today's episode you will learn: Who Medicare Part D is for How and when you need to enroll in Part D Changes coming to Part D in 2023 (including information on the Inflation Reduction Act) How to manage the dreaded donut hole How to get help with Part D from the Boomer Benefits team ....and more! WE SPEAK MEDICARE: Boomer Benefits® is licensed in 49 states and we are a top-producing, award-winning Medicare agency with over 7,000 5-star reviews from Medicare beneficiaries just like you. Our expert services are 100% FREE. To learn more, call us at 817-249-8600 or fill out our form at:  https://boomerbenefits.com Other Medicare Resources: FREE MEDICARE WEBINAR: https://boomerbenefits.com/medicare-101-webinar/ FREE MEDICARE VIDEO COURSE: https://boomerbenefits.com/learn-medicare/ FACEBOOK MEDICARE Q&A GROUP: http://www.facebook.com/groups/BoomerBenefits
47:30
October 05, 2022
Enrolling in Medicare With Social Security: Everything you need to know in less than 10 minutes!
Enrolling in Medicare With Social Security: Everything you need to know in less than 10 minutes!
Are you getting ready to enroll in Medicare? The enrollment process varies depending on whether you are enrolling in Medicare with Social Security retirement benefits, Social Security Disability Insurance, or Survivor Benefits. Keep watching to learn how enrolling in Medicare with Social Security benefits works!    Check out Social Security’s publication on Disability benefits: https://www.ssa.gov/pubs/EN-05-10029.pdf WE SPEAK MEDICARE: Boomer Benefits® is licensed in 49 states and we are a top-producing, award-winning Medicare agency with over 7,000 5-star reviews from Medicare beneficiaries just like you. Our expert services are 100% FREE. To learn more, call us at 817-249-8600 or fill out our form at:  https://boomerbenefits.com  Other Medicare Resources: FREE MEDICARE WEBINAR: https://boomerbenefits.com/medicare-101-webinar/ FREE MEDICARE VIDEO COURSE: https://boomerbenefits.com/learn-medicare/ FACEBOOK MEDICARE Q&A GROUP: http://www.facebook.com/groups/BoomerBenefits
07:42
September 07, 2022
"Why I Hate Medicare Plan G" Said No One! Here's Why Many Clients Love Plan G
"Why I Hate Medicare Plan G" Said No One! Here's Why Many Clients Love Plan G
Medicare Plan G is the most popular Medicare Supplement with our Baby Boomer clients. Plan G offers great value for beneficiaries who are willing to pay a small annual deductible. In this video, we will discuss the benefits of Plan G and why everyone loves it.   Start (0:00) What is Plan G? (0:26) What medical services Plan G covers (1:05) How Plan G works in real life (1:57) Plan G case study (2:55) What Plan G does not cover (4:09)   Click here for more Plan G information: https://boomerbenefits.com/medicare-supplemental-insurance/medicare-supplement-plans/medicare-plan-g/ WE SPEAK MEDICARE: Boomer Benefits® is licensed in 49 states and we are a top-producing, award-winning Medicare agency with over 7,000 5-star reviews from Medicare beneficiaries just like you. Our expert services are 100% FREE. To learn more, call us at 817-249-8600 or fill out our form at:  https://boomerbenefits.com Other Medicare Resources: FREE MEDICARE WEBINAR: https://boomerbenefits.com/medicare-101-webinar/ FREE MEDICARE VIDEO COURSE: https://boomerbenefits.com/learn-medicare/ FACEBOOK MEDICARE Q&A GROUP: http://www.facebook.com/groups/BoomerBenefits
04:54
August 12, 2022
When Should I Take Out Social Security Benefits to Maximize My Income? with Devin Carroll and Danielle Roberts
When Should I Take Out Social Security Benefits to Maximize My Income? with Devin Carroll and Danielle Roberts
When should I file for Social Security? Join Danielle K. Roberts and Devin Carroll in today's We Speak Medicare episode to talk about, "When Should I Take Out Social Security Benefits to Maximize My Income?" to maximize your monthly financial income.  Links mentioned in the video: https://www.devincarroll.com/ https://www.socialsecurityintelligence.com/ https://www.youtube.com/devincarroll https://www.devincarroll.com/podcasts/the-devin-carroll-show WE SPEAK MEDICARE: Boomer Benefits® is licensed in 49 states and we are a top-producing, award-winning Medicare agency with over 7,000 5-star reviews from Medicare beneficiaries just like you. Our expert services are 100% FREE. To learn more, call us at 817-249-8600 or fill out our form at:  https://boomerbenefits.com Other Medicare Resources: FREE MEDICARE WEBINAR: https://boomerbenefits.com/medicare-101-webinar/ FREE MEDICARE VIDEO COURSE: https://boomerbenefits.com/learn-medicare/ FACEBOOK MEDICARE Q&A GROUP: http://www.facebook.com/groups/BoomerBenefits
31:32
August 05, 2022
Pros and Cons of Medicare Advantage Plans (opinions directly from beneficiaries!)
Pros and Cons of Medicare Advantage Plans (opinions directly from beneficiaries!)
In this We Speak Medicare podcast episode, Danielle will discuss how Medicare Advantage plans work and what the pros and cons are of these plans.    After we go over the basics, we'll share some of the feedback that we've gotten from thousands of our policyholders who have enrolled in these plans, so that you'll know what things people tend to like about Medicare Advantage plans and what things they're maybe not so crazy about.    Click here to get our free PDF guide about Medicare Advantage vs. Medigap plans: https://boomerbenefits.com/medicare-advantage-vs-medigap-guide WE SPEAK MEDICARE: Boomer Benefits® is licensed in 49 states and we are a top-producing, award-winning Medicare agency with over 7,000 5-star reviews from Medicare beneficiaries just like you. Our expert services are 100% FREE. To learn more, call us at 817-249-8600 or fill out our form at:  https://boomerbenefits.com Other Medicare Resources: FREE MEDICARE WEBINAR: https://boomerbenefits.com/medicare-101-webinar/ FREE MEDICARE VIDEO COURSE: https://boomerbenefits.com/learn-medicare/ FACEBOOK MEDICARE Q&A GROUP: http://www.facebook.com/groups/BoomerBenefits
30:35
August 02, 2022
The Best Time to Enroll in Medicare: Everything you need to know in less than 5 min
The Best Time to Enroll in Medicare: Everything you need to know in less than 5 min
Wondering when to enroll in Medicare? Enrollment for Medicare is at age 65 regardless of when you sign up for Social Security income benefits. In this podcast episode, Danielle discusses when you should in Medicare based on whether you are still working.  Listen to learn how you can avoid penalties. Your Medicare Initial Enrollment Period is probably the most important date for you to know as you’re approaching the age of Medicare eligibility.  Your Initial Enrollment Period (or IEP) is a seven-month period of time. It begins three months before the month of your 65th birthday. It then includes the month of your birthday and extends for three months after your birthday month. WE SPEAK MEDICARE: Boomer Benefits® is licensed in 49 states and we are a top-producing, award-winning Medicare agency with over 7,000 5-star reviews from Medicare beneficiaries just like you. Our expert services are 100% FREE. To learn more, call us at 817-249-8600 or fill out our form at:  https://boomerbenefits.com Other Medicare Resources: FREE MEDICARE WEBINAR: https://boomerbenefits.com/medicare-101-webinar/ FREE MEDICARE VIDEO COURSE: https://boomerbenefits.com/learn-medicare/ FACEBOOK MEDICARE Q&A GROUP: http://www.facebook.com/groups/BoomerBenefits
04:42
July 27, 2022
Listen to the Parts of Medicare Explained in 5 Minutes!
Listen to the Parts of Medicare Explained in 5 Minutes!
Understanding Medicare can be confusing and overwhelming at first. You will want to have Medicare explained to you before it's your time to enroll to avoid any costly pitfalls or gaps in coverage. If you are looking for a better understanding of Medicare Part A, Part B, Part C, and Part D, you have come to the right place. Catch today's We Speak Medicare podcast episode to have the different Medicare parts explained FAST! Medicare guide mentioned in the video: https://boomerbenefits.com/understanding-medicare/ Start (0:00) Medicare Part vs Medicare Plan (0:24) Medicare Part A (1:04) Medicare Part B (1:29) Medicare Part C (3:07) Medicare Part D (4:04) WE SPEAK MEDICARE: Boomer Benefits® is licensed in 49 states and we are a top-producing, award-winning Medicare agency with over 7,000 5-star reviews from Medicare beneficiaries just like you. Our expert services are 100% FREE. To learn more, call us at 817-249-8600 or fill out our form at:  https://boomerbenefits.com Other Medicare Resources: FREE MEDICARE WEBINAR: https://boomerbenefits.com/medicare-101-webinar/ FREE MEDICARE VIDEO COURSE: https://boomerbenefits.com/learn-medicare/ FACEBOOK MEDICARE Q&A GROUP: http://www.facebook.com/groups/BoomerBenefits
05:16
July 22, 2022
Health Savings Account (HSA) and Medicare: Avoid this IRS penalty!
Health Savings Account (HSA) and Medicare: Avoid this IRS penalty!
A Health Savings Account (HSA) and Medicare do not go hand-in-hand! Those nearing their Medicare enrollment and contributing to an HSA need to know when they need to stop all contributions because if not, you could be charged with an IRS penalty. Listen to today's We Speak Medicare episode for a complete understanding of how an HSA and Medicare work from Medicare expert, Danielle K. Roberts. Links mentioned in the show: HSA FLOW CHART:  https://boomerbenefits.com/get-your-free-hsa-checklist/  Important Times: Start (0:00)  What is an HSA? (0:34)  Reasons to have a Health Savings Account (1:20)  Medicare & HSA (1:39)  Already enrolled in Social Security benefits? (3:07)  What you can use HSA funds for (3:56)  Getting ready to retire? (4:24)  Part D considerations (5:00)  Why work with Boomer Benefits (5:56)    Order 10 Costly Medicare Mistakes You Can't Afford to Make HERE:  https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08GL4FSWC  WE SPEAK MEDICARE: Boomer Benefits® is licensed in 49 states and we are a top-producing, award-winning Medicare agency with over 7,000 5-star reviews from Medicare beneficiaries just like you. Our expert services are 100% FREE. To learn more, call us at 817-249-8600 or fill out our form on:  https://boomerbenefits.com Other Medicare Resources: FREE MEDICARE WEBINAR: https://boomerbenefits.com/medicare-101-webinar/  FREE MEDICARE VIDEO COURSE: https://boomerbenefits.com/learn-medicare/  FACEBOOK MEDICARE Q&A GROUP: http://www.facebook.com/groups/BoomerBenefits 
06:44
July 19, 2022
Medicare Won't Pay For These 6 Things!
Medicare Won't Pay For These 6 Things!
Did you know 9 in 10 seniors are happy with their Medicare coverage? That’s the good news. The bad news is that Medicare doesn’t cover everything, and in fact, some benefits you’re accustomed to with private group health plans aren’t included in Part A and Part B.    In today's We Speak Medicare by Boomer Benefits Podcast episode, Danielle K. Roberts discusses what won't be covered by your Medicare benefits. READ MORE:  https://boomerbenefits.com/medicare-wont-pay-for-these-six-things/     GET OUR BOOK: 10 Costly Medicare Mistakes You Can't Afford to Make https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08GL4FSWC  CONTACT US: We are licensed in 49 states and we are a top-producing, award-winning agency with over 7,000 5-star reviews from Medicare beneficiaries just like you. Plus, our services are 100% FREE! To learn more, call us at 817-249-8600 or fill out our form on:  https://boomerbenefits.com  FACEBOOK MEDICARE Q&A GROUP: Join our exclusive Medicare Q&A Facebook group to have your questions answered by Danielle and her team: http://www.facebook.com/groups/BoomerBenefits 
08:25
July 12, 2022