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news and happenings at
Medicare Advisors of Alabama

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Nov 2021
12 Nov 2021

CMS Announces Rise in Monthly Part D Premium

The Part B monthly premium is going up over $21 in 2022, while the annual deductible for Part B also rises $30.

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- posted by Eric

Sep 2021
14 Sep 2021

Growing Social Security Checks

Nothing is official yet, but next year we could see the most significant increase in Social Security checks since the early 80s.

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- posted by Eric

Feb 2021
02 Feb 2021

COVID Vaccination Site Opens

UAB provides drive-through vaccination for 75 and older at the Hoover Met.

Eligibility will expand to 65 and older on February 8th.

For more information visit the UAB News article.

UAB patients can register online and non-UAB patients can register at the Jefferson County Vaccine Center site.

- posted by Chad

Jan 2021
22 Jan 2021

Seniors Retiring Early in Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic and response affect every facet of our lives.

From daycares to nursing homes, our world has turned upside down. Uncertainty rules the day, and while the broader health and economic fallout of this pandemic are yet to be resolved, change is inevitable.

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- posted by Chad

Apr 2020
13 Apr 2020

COVID-19 Update

The Medicare population is front and center in the battle against COVID-19 and Medicare Advisors of Alabama is taking it seriously.

Image: COVID-19 Virus
COVID-19 Virus
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- posted by Eric

Oct 2018
28 Oct 2018

More than Just a Client

Helping people with Medicare is a passion of mine, but it can be a boring topic.

Supplements, Advantage Plans, Part B, Plan F, when to enroll, and figuring out how to pay for it all are just some of the things discussed daily. However, sometimes I meet special people who make this job awesome and this world a better place

Image: Eric and Michael
Eric and Michael
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Eric and Lou
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- posted by Eric

Oct 2018
27 Oct 2018

Why You Shouldn’t Wait to Sign Up for Medicare Part B

Fantastic in-depth article from the New York Times by Paula Span about when to sign up for Medicare without penalties.

Every person’s situation is unique, so don’t get bad advice. We’re local, we’re free, and we can help you decide what to do. Call us, come to a class, or schedule a one-on-one meeting to learn your options. Call us at (205)704-9020 or send us an email

- posted by Eric