Medicare Plans For Seniors


We explain Medicare in plain English so you can be confident in your coverage choices.


At Grand Valley Senior Benefits, we know what it feels like to navigate Medicare alone and not find a plan that works for you.

You’ve likely wondered if there was a Medicare Guide that could help you navigate the Medicare maze.

I understand how overwhelming it can be to look at Medicare plans and be confused about which one will serve your needs.

I help seniors like you overcome their frustrations with choosing their Medicare plans, so they are confident their needs are covered.

I am committed to helping you find a plan that works for you so you can stop feeling frustrated and overwhelmed. The process is simple, schedule your appointment. We’ll explain Medicare in plain English. You will have peace of mind knowing you made a well-informed decision. Once you set an appointment, you’ll have taken the first step to feeling good about your Medicare plan selection.

I believe you deserve to know all your options and be well informed to make a sound decision. I will help you navigate your options so you can stop worrying about selecting a plan.

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Specializing in Medicare plans for seniors and representing all Medicare Supplement plan (Medigap) types.  

Colorado Medicare SupplementsI moved to Colorado in 1974 and immediately fell in love with the Centennial State. I have always known that Colorado was a great place to live, especially for people who enjoy the great outdoors. It’s hard to beat hiking in the Colorado high country or driving any one of Colorado’s twenty-six scenic byways.

Colorado is also home to some of the best ski resorts in the country and if like me, you enjoy cross-country skiing then places like Grand Mesa National Forest, located on the western slope of Colorado and is the world’s largest flat-topped mountain, has great cross-country skiing.

I was surprised to learn that in a recent study by WalletHub Colorado was listed second only to Florida as the best state for seniors to retire.

Lew Barr is an Independent Insurance agent who specializes in Medicare products for seniors throughout the state of Colorado.

As an independent agent, I have contracted with the most competitive and well-known Medicare Supplement (Medigap) companies in Colorado.

Call or email now with your Medicare questions or concerns.

Medicare Explained in Plain English 

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Your New Medicare Card and Medicare Scams
Scam artist may try to contact you to get your current Medicare Number and other personal information. They may claim to represent Medicare and use various scams to get your current Medicare Number.Read More
Medicare Supplement Plan F vs Plan G
Medicare Supplement Plan F pays 100% of all Medicare-approved expenses. With Medicare Supplement Plan G, you are responsible for paying the Medicare Part B deductible, which for 2018 is $183.00. After you pay the Medicare Part B deductible, Plan G will pay 100% of all Medicare-approved expenses for the remainder of the calendar year.

The Medicare Part B deductible is an annual deductible, so you will be responsible for paying it once a year before Medicare Plan G will cover its share of Medicare Part B approved expenses.

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Enrolling in Medicare at age 65

If you are turning 65 and ready to retire, and have no other creditable coverage, you will need to sign up for Medicare Part A & B. You have a seven-month Initial Enrollment Period (IEP) which begins three months before you turn 65 and includes the month you turn 65 and ends three months after you turn 65. If you are receiving Social Security or Railroad Retirement Benefits, you will automatically be enrolled in Medicare Part A & Part B.

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How to Enroll in Medicare Part A & Part B
If you are getting Social Security or Railroad Retirement Benefits, you will be automatically enrolled in Medicare. Your Medicare coverage will start the first day of the month you turn 65. If your birthday is on the first day of the month, it will start on the first day of the prior month. If you are not receiving Railroad or Social Security Retirement Benefits, you need to enroll in Medicare Part A & B yourself. You can sign up online, over the phone or in person at any Social Security office.Read More
Enrolling in Medicare When Working Beyond 65
If you plan to work past 65 or are covered under your spouse’s employer’s plan, ask your employer’s benefits administrator if you are required to sign up for Medicare. If the employer does not require you to sign up for Medicare, you can sign up later without a penalty during a Medicare Special Enrollment Period. In many cases, if you or your spouse’s employer employs fewer than 20 people you will need to sign up for Medicare.Read More

Medicare Supplement or Medicare Advantage

Medicare Supplement Plan or Medicare Advantage Plan?

Which one is right for you?

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Medicare Supplement

Medicare Supplement Plans

Medicare Supplement Insurance plans are standardized plans to cover the gaps in Original Medicare. Medicare Supplement plans allow you to choose any doctor or hospital that accepts Medicare and to see specialists without referrals. Medicare Supplement plans offer nationwide coverage. Medicare Supplement plans, limit out-of-pocket exposure.

Medicare Part D

Medicare Part D

Medicare Part D prescription drug plans help with the cost of prescription drugs and are sold by private insurance companies. Medicare Part D drug plans have different premiums and different drug lists (called a formulary.)There are over 20 different Medicare drug plans offered in Colorado. Do you know how to find the plan that is right for you?

We represent all Medicare Supplement Plan types.

Read What Our Medicare Clients Are Saying

I would still be “lost” on the internet had I not met Lew. He will leave you with no questions or concerns, and he will put you at ease. His job is to make the complex simple.


Grand Junction, Colorado

I saved over $150 a month and my benefits and doctor will remain the same. Not only that but Lew helped me save money on my prescriptions.


Grand Junction, Colorado

Lew is an expert on the subject of Medicare. I trust Lew and would recommend him to all my friends approaching the ominous milestone of 65. It is obvious that he enjoys helping people navigate through this maze of information.


Cedaredge, Colorado