Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment | Tue, May 08, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

Unintended Part D “Gotcha” Could “Getcha” If You Enroll after Age 65

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Meet Mike. He’s enrolling in Medicare after retiring at age 68.

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Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment, Medicare Tips & Resources | Tue, Apr 03, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

Turn 65, Retire, Sign Up for Medicare… or Not

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The popular perception is that your 65th birthday marks the milestone in your life when you hang up your spurs, kick back, and reap the fruits of your labor as you enjoy sunsets from your porch.

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Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment | Tue, Feb 27, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

Born in 1955 or Later? You May Have to Work Until You’re 67

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Once upon a time, turning 65 years old meant you could get your full Social Security retirement benefits and Medicare coverage at the same time.

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Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment, Medicare Tips & Resources | Tue, Jan 09, 2018 @ 12:00 AM

5 Timely Tips for Boomers Turning 65 in 2018

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Medicare eligibility begins at age 65 for most people. Boomers born in 1953 are next up to join the ranks of Medicare beneficiaries. Here’s what you need to know.

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Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment | Tue, Dec 05, 2017 @ 09:00 AM

3 Simple Ways to Change Medicare Plans

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It would be nice if Medicare Part D or Medicare Advantage plans could magically morph to meet each person’s changing health care needs or budget over time. You could pick a plan once and be done with it! Alas, that is not the way it works.

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Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment, OEP | Tue, Oct 10, 2017 @ 09:00 AM

Is Your Medicare Coverage Working for You?

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It’s tempting to keep the same Medicare coverage year after year without questioning it. Your current Medicare coverage renews automatically every year unless you actively make a change.

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Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment, Medicare Tips & Resources | Tue, Jul 04, 2017 @ 09:00 AM

Turn 65, Retire, Sign Up for Medicare…or Not

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

The popular perception is that your 65th birthday marks the milestone in your life when you hang up your spurs, kick back, and reap the fruits of your labor as you enjoy sunsets from your porch.

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Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment | Tue, Jan 03, 2017 @ 09:00 AM

Medicare for Individuals Who are Divorced or Widowed

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Many individuals who are divorced or widowed are concerned that the loss of their spouse will somehow affect their ability to qualify for Original Medicare.

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Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment | Thu, Nov 03, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

3 Ways to Change Medicare Plans

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

It would be nice if Medicare Part D or Medicare Advantage plans could magically morph to meet each person’s changing health care needs or budget over time. You could pick a plan once and be done with it! Alas, that is not the way it works.

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Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment, OEP | Thu, Oct 13, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

Medicare Open Enrollment Starts October 15

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Medicare Open Enrollment is your chance to change your Medicare coverage choices for the coming year if you choose to. It starts on October 15 and runs through December 7. Changes go into effect on January 1.