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Life is about how you can make a difference, whether that is by simply being a good citizen or helping as many people as possible. With that in mind, I believe I am in a perfect career.
Three words that describe me:
Reliable, Caring, Dependable
Favorite thing to do when not at work:
Spend time with my family
Favorite place to visit and why:
Philippines–really nice people
What I like most about helping people find the right Medicare plan options:
I know that it makes a difference in their life.
Sport: Basketball, Football is a close second.
Sports team: The Sacramento Kings and Chicago Bulls for basketball; the San Diego Chargers for football.
Medicare articles by William
Are you the caregiver for someone with frontotemporal dementia? The National Institutes of Health (NIH) estimates that FTD accounts for about 10% of all cases of dementia. It affects men and women almost equally, usually on the younger end of the dementia... Read more
Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)
Many people may feel that forgetfulness is just a normal part of getting older—misplacing keys or forgetting a name or an appointment can happen to anyone. Sometimes, however, memory loss becomes more frequent or troublesome, possibly even causing concern... 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
Where Can I Find Medicare Forms?
If you're currently enrolled in Medicare, or about to become eligible for Medicare benefits, you may have questions about where to find important forms and publications about your coverage. Here are some tips and resources to help you get the information you... Read more
Does Medicare Cover Colorectal Cancer Treatments?
According to the National Cancer Institute, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer (other than skin cancer) among both men and women alike. If you're a Medicare beneficiary and you have recently been diagnosed with colorectal cancer, you may... Read more
Osteoarthritis: Definition, Symptoms, and Risk Factors
Do you or a loved one suffer from osteoarthritis? Here’s an overview of the condition. What is osteoarthritis? According to the Arthritis Foundation, osteoarthritis is an inflammatory process that causes the cartilage covering the bones to wear down,... Read more
Dental Care for Patients with Dementia
Dementia What Is Dementia? Dementia Care Tips: Caring for Someone with Dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease Dental Care for Patients with Dementia Maintaining good dental hygiene for people with dementia can be difficult, but it's important to... Read more
Does Medicare Cover Walkers?
Has your doctor or other health-care practitioner recommended you use a walker or other device to help you move around? If you are a Medicare beneficiary enrolled in Original Medicare (Part A and Part B), your Part B benefits may help with some of the costs... Read more
Do UnitedHealthcare Medicare Plans Include Routine Dental Coverage?
UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage plans offer you an alternative way to get your Original Medicare (Part A and Part B) benefits. By law, all Medicare Advantage plans must cover, at a minimum, everything Original Medicare covers (except hospice... Read more
Do WellCare Medicare Plans Cover Routine Dental Services?
If you're like many people, you may have concerns about managing your dental care costs, and perhaps your search for dental coverage through a Medicare health plan brought you here. If you're enrolled in a WellCare Medicare Advantage plan, or... Read more
What Types of Medicare Part D Coverage Does Humana Offer?
Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage is available through Medicare-contracted private insurance companies such as Humana. How you can get it depends on whether you're enrolled in Original Medicare or Medicare Part C (Medicare Advantage). Whether... Read more
Do Aetna Medicare Plans Cover Routine Vision Services?
If you're enrolled in Medicare or approaching Medicare eligibility, you may have alternative options for receiving your Original Medicare (Part A and Part B) benefits. Aetna is one of the private health insurance companies that contracts with Medicare to... Read more
Does Medicare Cover Plavix?
Plavix (generic name Clopidogrel Bisulfate) is used in the treatment of heart health. It may be prescribed by your doctor or health-care provider to prevent a heart attack or blood clot, according to the FDA. There are only certain types of prescription... Read more
Does Medicare Cover Dental Implants?
If you have Original Medicare, Part A and Part B, you won't be covered for most dental services, including routine care, oral exams, cleanings, fillings, extractions, and implants. Original Medicare dental coverage is very limited. The only dental... Read more
Does Medicare Cover Vicodin?
Vicodin, or its generic form Hydrocodone bitartrate/acetaminophen, may be prescribed by your doctor to reduce pain. This medication combines a narcotic and a non-narcotic pain reliever, according to the FDA. The drugs covered by Original Medicare are very... Read more
Medicare Coverage and Basics Overview
If you’re just about to become eligible for Medicare, you may be wondering how your Medicare coverage works and what benefits are included. Medicare is a federal program, managed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, that provides health... 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 California
If you’re shopping for Medicare in California, Medicare.com offers complimentary use of our plan comparison tool. With this tool, you can browse a list of Medicare plan options available in your county, compare prices, and review coverage in greater... Read more
Medicare in Florida
Medicare.com can be your resource for Medicare in Florida. If you would like to compare the various types of Medicare insurance offered throughout your county, including plan details and pricing, we can help. About Medicare in Florida Medicare... Read more
Medicare in South Dakota
If you’re a Medicare beneficiary in South Dakota, it can be a good idea to get familiar with all the available coverage options. Keep in mind that your Medicare options will depend on where you live, but may include the options of Medicare Advantage,... Read more
Medicare Annual Election Period Cheat Sheet
This cheat sheet can help clarify some of Medicare’s basic information to help you understand the options available to you. Enrollment periods for Original Medicare These enrollment periods may be used to enroll in Original Medicare, Part A and Part... Read more
The Pros and Cons of Switching to a Medicare Advantage Plan
Medicare Advantage plans, also known as Medicare Part C, are one way for beneficiaries to receive their Medicare benefits. These plans are required to offer everything that’s covered under Original Medicare, Part A and Part B, with the exception of hospice... Read more
What You Pay in a Medicare Advantage Plan
Medicare Advantage plans frequently offer more benefits than Original Medicare and may have lower out-of-pocket costs. Your health insurance rate and out-of-pocket costs will depend on the particular Medicare Advantage plan you choose. Some plans charge... Read more
Understanding Out-of-Pocket Medicare Expenses
When you hear people talking about your Medicare costs, you may hear the phrase “out-of-pocket” used frequently. “Out-of-pocket” medical expenses refer to any costs you have to pay yourself. With Medicare, these expenses may include copayments,... Read more
Customer reviews of William
this is all new to me, and a little confusing, but William was patient and explained things thoroughly, even when I had additional questions. He was very helpful and pleasant to work with.
Anonymous, Decorah, IA
My agent should be a manager. He stayed with me as long as it took. The services he providef are life serving.
Anonymous, Chattanooga, TN
The service person (William) was exceptionally helpful, he answered every question and did an amazing job. He was kind,polite,respectful and just a good person to deal with. He did a great job and I am going to recommend this company to my friends just because of the way he acted. Exceptionally Professional.
Anonymous, Stevenson, AL
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Virginia G, Salyer, CA
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