Katy Votava


October 4, 2019

Medicare is a benefit that can’t start soon enough for many older adults. Health care costs are skyrocketing and they hit seniors particularly hard because many are on a fixed income and they utilize health care more.

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April 24, 2015

It’s estimated that 95% of seniors are paying too much for Medicare coverage.  Today, men and women who retire at 65 can anticipate living another 25, 30 or even 40 years – all of those years receiving Medicare benefits and contributing to them.  On this week’s WEALTHTRACK, healthcare expert Katy Votava, president of Goodcare.com and author of Making the Most of Medicare explains what you need to know to maximize those benefits and avoid overpaying. Continue Reading »


April 24, 2015

Talk about identifying a need and filling it! Katy Votava is a registered nurse with a PhD in health economics and nursing. How do you turn that combination of credentials into a business? She explains how she created her healthcare consulting firm, GoodCare.com.

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March 6, 2015


President, GOODCARE.com
Author, Making the Most of Medicare: A Guide for Baby Boomers

Public television is holding its winter fund raising drives for the next few weeks so we are revisiting Part Two our annual exclusive outlook for the economy, business, policy and markets with Evercore ISI’s Chairman, Ed Hyman, voted Wall Street’s number one economist for an unprecedented 35 years running. Hyman is joined by another exclusive guest, New York Life’s Vice Chairman and Chief Investment Officer, John Kim, who oversees over $500 billion in assets at the life insurer, one of the oldest and largest in the world.
 They will discuss the striking differences between the U.S. economy since the financial crisis and the slow, uneven rebound in the rest of the world and what they mean for global economies and markets. You can watch this episode again here.


NEW THIS WEEKIt is estimated that 95% of Americans receiving Medicare benefits pay too much for their coverage.  How do you, or your loved ones avoid that fate? We asked Medicare consultant, Katy Votava to take us through the initial process of navigating the Medicare system and maximizing the benefits available.

Votava, a Registered Nurse with a PhD in health economics and nursing is the founder and President of GOODCARE.COM, a fee for service consulting firm specializing in healthcare options for financial advisors, individuals and small businesses. She is the co-author of the eBook, Making the Most of Medicare: A Guide for Baby Boomers and  is Medicare Columnist for InvestmentNews.    

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