Hal was a former staff writer at HealthCare.com, where he monitored the insurance industry and helped consumers make smart medical decisions. Prior to joining HealthCare.com, Hal worked to grow other startups and nonprofit groups. He drinks a ton of coffee and eats vegetables almost every day.

Latest Articles by Hal Levy

When Is The Medicare Open Enrollment Period?

When Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period rolls around, get ready to find better coverage and perhaps save money, too. The Annual Election Period (AEP), its other name, runs from…..

What’s the Point of a Deductible?

Each year, your health insurance plan will want you to store a new insurance card in your wallet – and might ask you to keep that wallet open…..

What Is Medicare Part C?

Medicare Part C (also called Medicare Advantage) operates more like traditional health insurance than Original Medicare. Multiple private insurers offer different Part C plans. If you choose to…..

Is Medigap Plan F Going Away?

Medicare Supplement Plan F, one of the most popular Medicare Supplemental Insurance options, has been phased out for new members effective January 1, 2020. Both regular Plan F…..