Shannon Lorenzen is a freelance writer based out of Los Angeles, California. For more than ten years, she’s been creating content for health advocates like Walgreens and When she isn’t writing, Shannon can usually be found working out, reading, listening to true crime podcasts, or cooking.

Latest Shannon's Articles

What Is a Medicare Part D Auto-Enrollment Notice?

If you have Medicare, you are eligible for Medicare prescription drug coverage, also known as Medicare Part D. It’s an optional addition to your healthcare coverage that normally…..

How to Use Your Medicare Authorization Form

By law, your medical history is strictly private. Any health information collected and recorded by a healthcare professional is considered to be a federally protected health information (PHI). …..

What is the Medicare Advantage Plan Reassignment Notice?

Medicare plans and Medicare providers are constantly changing. Often these changes don’t result in adjustments to your existing coverage, so they may not require any additional action on…..

Is Short-Term Medical Insurance the Same as Obamacare?

Does short-term insurance qualify for Obamacare? Equating short-term health insurance to Obamacare (also known as the Affordable Care Act or major medical care) is like comparing apples and…..

How Are Medicare Premiums Determined?

The beginning of the year always brings about change. Some are changes you may make by choice, like deciding to quit smoking or being more active. And others…..

Medicare vs. Medicaid: How to Tell the Difference

You know you need government-sponsored insurance to help cover your healthcare costs, but do you need Medicare or Medicaid? And what’s the difference between the two anyway? If…..