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I was born in Bolivia and raised in the U.S. I am a proud father and husband. I have a one-year-old and he is my life!
Three words that describe me:
Charismatic, dependable, and outgoing.
Favorite thing to do when not at work:
Hang out with family.
Favorite place to visit and why:
The Caribbean! Blue water and white beaches! It’s paradise!
What I like most about helping people find the right Medicare plan options:
That I know I am helping people get the right protection for their health care.
My favorite sport is soccer, I am a big fan of Real Madrid and Real Salt Lake. I like any sort of music and love all action movies!
Medicare articles by Mike
Medicare Pilot Program
If you or a family member are enrolled in Medicare, you may have seen a notice for a Medicare pilot program, also called research studies or demonstrations. If you are interested in becoming part of a Medicare pilot program, this is what you might want to... Read more
Does Medicare Cover Nursing Home Care?
If you or a loved one needs nursing home care, you may have questions about Medicare coverage for your expenses. This article explains what costs Medicare will cover and what options are available for additional help. What nursing home... Read more
Medicare Coverage of Diabetic Neuropathy
If you have been diagnosed with diabetic neuropathy and you are enrolled in Original Medicare (Part A and Part B) or a Medicare Advantage plan, you may have questions about Medicare coverage for your treatment and tests. What is diabetic... Read more
Caregiving and Ambiguous Loss: When Your Loved One Is Mentally Absent
Are you a caregiver for a family member who suffers from dementia or another health condition that affects memory, cognitive abilities, or personality? Along with the many challenges of caregiving, including emotional or financial factors, you and other... Read more
Do Medicare Supplement (Medigap) Plans Cover Prescription Drugs?
As you may already know, there's only limited prescription drug coverage under Original Medicare, Part A and Part B. Part A may cover medications given to you as part of your inpatient treatment in a hospital. Part B may cover some medications administered to... Read more
How does Medicare work with Obamacare?
Medicare and Obamacare: Is Medicare part of Obamacare? While the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) brought some changes to Medicare, it doesn’t replace Medicare. Medicare isn't part of the federal Health Insurance Marketplace (sometimes called an... Read more
What Is Geriatric Care and How Do I Find a Geriatrician?
As people age and their health-care issues become more complex, they may see a number of different doctors and specialists. A doctor who specializes in treating the unique health needs of aging adults is called a geriatrician, and may be well suited to care... Read more
Five Tips for Finding a Primary Care Physician
The American Academy of Family Physicians defines a primary care physician as a doctor who specializes in being the patient's first point of contact. In addition, primary care doctors are trained in continued health maintenance, including prevention,... Read more
Caregiver Tips for Traveling
As a caregiver, traveling with your loved one can present a challenge – for example, if he or she has Alzheimer's disease. In addition to all the detailed planning for medications, therapies, and any other special care your loved one needs once you arrive... Read more
Caregiver Tips for Patients with Brain Injury
Caring for a loved one with a brain injury can change your life in ways your family might not expect. The path for both caregiver and patient may vary day by day, leading you to learn from your successes and failures as you go. If you are... Read more
What Is an Aortic Aneurysm?
Has your doctor told you that you're at risk for an aortic aneurysm? Medicare Part B may cover a screening test for you. Learn about aortic aneurysms and what you can do if you are at risk. What is an aortic aneurysm? An aortic aneurysm is a bulging... Read more
Depression Treatment Options
Clinical depression, also called major depressive disorder, is a mood disorder that causes a variety of physical and emotional problems. People who suffer from depression don't just feel sad or have "the blues," and they can't just "snap out of it."... Read more
Psoriatic Arthritis Treatment
Psoriasis is a skin condition that produces red patchy skin with silver-colored scales. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), about 10 to 20 percent of people with psoriasis is at risk for developing psoriatic arthritis. Psoriatic arthritis... Read more
Medicare Coverage of Glucose Monitors
What are glucose monitors used for? If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, a glucose monitor can help you manage your disease and prevent complications, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). A glucose monitor measures your blood... Read more
Can Medical Insurance Companies Drop Your Medicare Coverage?
When you are enrolled in the Medicare program, you have certain rights and protections under federal law. You may have Original Medicare (Part A and Part B) or a Medicare Advantage plan. Regardless, if you meet eligibility requirements, you have the right to... Read more
Does Medicare Cover Hepatitis?
If you have been diagnosed with hepatitis, you may have many questions about your disease and how your Medicare coverage pays for your treatment. There are five main types of hepatitis: A, B, C, D, and E; each has a different cause and a different course of... Read more
How to Appoint a Personal Representative for Your Anthem Medicare Plan
From time to time, you may want someone to help you manage your Anthem Medicare plan benefits, or help you file an appeal, grievance, or complaint. Fortunately, there is a process you can follow to appoint a personal representative who can act on your... Read more
Checklist for the Medicare Annual Election Period (Infographic)
The Medicare Annual Election Period (also called the Open Enrollment period) runs from October 15 through December 7 each year. See what you can do during the Medicare Annual Election Period, and use our checklist of things to keep in mind during this... Read more
Does Medicare Cover Gastric Bypass Surgery?
If you meet certain criteria and your doctor determines the procedure is medically necessary, then Original Medicare, Part A and Part B, may cover certain types of gastric bypass surgery. Typically this surgery is only approved for beneficiaries when previous... Read more
Does Medicare Cover Shower Chairs?
Original Medicare, Part A and Part B, doesn’t consider a shower chair to be durable medical equipment. Items primarily used for self-help, convenience, or personal comfort do not fit into Medicare’s definition of medically necessary equipment. So a shower... Read more
Does Medicare Cover a Vasectomy?
If you’re a male Medicare beneficiary who wants to make sure he doesn’t cause a pregnancy, you might be wondering about Medicare coverage of vasectomies. Original Medicare, Part A and Part B, typically doesn’t cover this procedure. If you’re... Read more
Medicare and Lasik Eye Surgery
If you’re a Medicare beneficiary hoping to improve your vision with laser eye surgery, Medicare doesn’t cover this procedure. Original Medicare, Part A and Part B, doesn't cover routine eye or vision care. Medicare Part A and Part B do cover the... Read more
Does Medicare Cover Glucophage?
Original Medicare (Part A and B) typically doesn't cover prescription drugs like Glucophage. Generally, you'd need a Medicare plan that includes prescription drug coverage if you want help paying for medications that you fill at the pharmacy and take at... Read more
How Your Medicare Part D Late-Enrollment Penalty Is Calculated
Medicare Part D is prescription drug coverage. It's optional, but if you delay enrolling in a Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan, you may be charged a late-enrollment penalty if you decide to enroll later. Here is how that penalty is calculated and... Read more
Does Medicare Cover Ativan?
Ativan (generic name: Lorazepam) is an anti-anxiety medication. According to the FDA, Ativan is part of a class of drugs called benzodiazepines. If you're a Medicare beneficiary who takes Ativan or Lorazepam, keep in mind that prescription coverage in... Read more
Plan Your Medicare Health Costs for Retirement
It’s smart to plan ahead for your retirement. Planning health-care costs in particular is important, since those costs may be among the biggest expenses you will have to face after retirement. Learn how to plan for health costs by understanding how much you... Read more
Medicare in Arizona
While shopping for a Medicare plan in Arizona, let Medicare.com be your go-to resource. You can enjoy complimentary access to our plan comparison tool that allows you to evaluate plan options nearest you. About Medicare in Arizona Arizona beneficiaries may... Read more
Medicare in Idaho
While shopping for Medicare in Idaho, Medicare.com can be your resource for plan comparisons and other information. About Medicare in Idaho Beneficiaries in Idaho generally have two options when enrolling in a Medicare plan: You may enroll in Original... Read more
Medicare in New Jersey
plans. Medicare.com can provide resources so you can compare plans in your area and decide what works for you. About Medicare in New Jersey Eligible Medicare beneficiaries in New Jersey can enroll in Original Medicare (Part A and Part B) or join a private... Read more
Medicare in New Mexico
Beneficiaries in New Mexico generally have two main options for receiving their Medicare benefits: Original Medicare, Part A and Part B, or Medicare Advantage, also called Medicare Part C, offered by private Medicare-approved insurance companies. Original... Read more
Medicare Zero-Dollar ($0) Plan Premiums
Medicare Part C (Medicare Advantage) plans are required to offer at least the same amount of coverage as Original Medicare, Part A and Part B (except for hospice care, which remains covered by Medicare Part A). Medicare Advantage plans are sold by private... Read more
Medicare Advantage Election and Disenrollment Periods
Generally, you can only enroll in, switch, or disenroll from a Medicare Advantage plan during specific times of the year. Outside of when you first become eligible to enroll, and election periods that happen annually, your opportunities to make changes to... Read more
Medicare Part A – Hospital Insurance
What is Medicare Part A coverage? Medicare Part A is health insurance offered by the federal government to United States citizens and legal immigrants who have permanently resided in the U.S. without a break for at least five years. You’re eligible if... Read more
Medicare Part B – Medical Insurance
What is Medicare Part B coverage? Medicare Part B (medical insurance) helps cover medically necessary services and supplies needed for the diagnosis or treatment of your health condition. This includes outpatient services received at a hospital, doctor’s... Read more
Medicare Supplement (Medigap) Guaranteed Issue Rights
When you apply for a Medigap policy (Medicare Supplement insurance), you have certain rights, which, by federal law, can protect you from being denied coverage. If you already have a policy, you also have rights to protect you from having to keep a plan that... Read more
Customer reviews of Mike
Michael was very knowledgeable and courteous. My wife and I actually enjoyed the experience and that is very rare these days when dealing with customer service representatives. Thank you for the time spent with us.
Anonymous, Murphy, TX
experienced, knowledge of available policies and was a great listener, answered every question, he spoke English, I wouldn't hesitate to contact Michael O. if I had any questions or issues
Anonymous, Newport, TN
He was very. Professional, a great listener, knowledgeable and above all a wonderful representative of your service to seniors like myself and my husband.
Anonymous, Indianapolis, IN
Michael was extremely helpful, patient and kind. He has an excellent phone manner.
Leighrey T, Spring Hill, FL
Mike was great very helpful!
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