If you are nearing retirement, 65 years of age, 3 months out from your 65th birthday, or looking to change your current health plan to ensure you’re covered, now is the time to begin thinking about Medicare.

Peoples First Agency is a certified Florida Blue Agency. Florida Blue, Florida’s Blue Cross and Blue Shield Company, has been serving Medicare beneficiaries for more than 25 years. Our Benefits department which handles many types of health related insurance, specializes in offering seniors a Medicare plan that works for them. Some plans even offer a zero cost premium for certain individuals who qualify. Medicare supplemental plans are also available to help cover any costs that are not already covered by Medicare

Under The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), also known as Obama Care, beneficiaries no longer pay any out-of-pocket costs for most preventive services as well. Some of these services include:

  • Mammograms every 12 months for eligible beneficiaries age 40 and older
  • Cardiovascular disease screenings
  • Colorectal cancer screenings
  • Cervical cancer screening
  • Cholesterol and other cardiovascular screenings
  • Diabetes screenings
  • Medical nutrition therapy to help manage diabetes or kidney disease
  • Prostate cancer screening
  • An annual flu shot and hepatitis B vaccine
  • Bone mass measurement
  • HIV screening tests for those who are at an increased risk or who request to receive the test

Open enrollment for individuals 65 years of age or individuals 3 months out from their 65th birthday begins October 15th – December 7th, 2014. During this open enrollment period Peoples First Insurance can walk you through your options and give you a custom designed coverage plan that fits all of your health needs. Our agency is even able to offer zero dollar monthly premiums at no cost to you. Let us be there to provide you the best insurance value out there.

For more information on our Medicare plans, call us today at 850.770.7047