Articles written or reviewed by Dr. Michelle Morrison, MD

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  • 6 Tips for talking to your doctor

    The American Academy of Family Physicians reports that patients, on average, only have around 15 minutes to speak with their doctor during an appointment. However, a short time frame does not mean that a patient cannot have a quality doctor’s appointment.

  • 18 Tips on Preparing for a Doctor’s Visit

    Find the best tips on how to prepare for your next doctor's appointment in this expansive article. Learn what to bring, what to ask, and more.

  • Mistakes to Avoid During Medicare Enrollment

    Over 60 million people who are Medicare-eligible are Medicare beneficiaries. Of that, a little over 24 million are currently on some sort of Advantage Plan, with that number expecting to rise even more in the coming year. With so many people aging into Medicare benefits, it could be a good idea for you to look into the plan you currently have, to make sure it’s still the best option for you.

  • How to Shop for Medicare Insurance: A Step-by-Step Guide

    Once most United States citizens turn 65, they become eligible for Medicare which is insurance provided through the United States government. Citizens who are dealing with certain disabilities may qualify for Medicare prior to age 65. Social Security is what originally enrolls a citizen in baseline Medicare insurance, however, there are a variety of options and combinations to choose from when getting a new Medicare insurance plan.

  • Understanding Medicare and Your Options

    Medicare can be confusing, but it doesn’t have to be. It’s often helpful to discuss the various parts of Medicare to better understand your options, costs, and benefits. Doing so can assist you in making a more informed decision about the Medicare options available to you. After all, making an educated decision when it comes to your health coverage goes a long way in the healthcare benefits you receive, as well as the cost.

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