In our first episode of Sheepdog financial podcast we have Danielle Roberts a nationally known expert on Medicare and Health insurance. Danielle is the co-owner and vice president of Boomer Benefits a Texas based insurance agency specializing in Medicare-insurance related products. Her agency ranks among the top national medicare supplement producers for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, Cigna and others. Danielle gives us an update on the health insurance landscape as it stands today. She speaks about Tricare and specifically about the Tricare for life integration with medicare. She also addresses health insurance alternatives for military members who don’t retire and gives some tips and tricks of HDHP’s (Hight Deductible, Health Plans) and HSA’s (Healthcare Savings accounts) and lastly she explains the often misunderstood coverage that Medicare provides for long term care.