Retirement used to be closely linked to turning 65. No more. The full retirement age for anyone born in 1943 or later is at least 66. It’s 67 if you were born in 1960 or later. Full retirement age is the age at which you can receive 100% of your social security retirement benefit.
Medicare is removing social security numbers from Medicare cards. The change is to help protect your personal identity. Your Medicare coverage and benefits will stay the same and continue without interruption.
Do you spend your Sunday mornings scouring the newspaper inserts for coupons at the local grocery store? Make it a point to confirm you get all possible discounts when booking hotel reservations? Love getting the senior discount at the movie theater?
Who knows you best? Your spouse? Son or daughter? Best friend? If your primary care doctor doesn’t make the list, you could be missing out on one of the most important relationships when it comes to your health and well-being.
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.
Unless you take action to change it during Medicare Open Enrollment (Oct. 15 – Dec. 7), your current Medicare coverage will renew for the following year. But are you sure you want it to?
By Philip Moeller
You arrive for an appointment with your doctor and the receptionist asks for your insurance card. The card you hand over could tell you a lot about your Medicare and other coverage.
Medicare Open Enrollment is almost here — the annual period (Oct. 15 to Dec. 7) when people can make changes to their Medicare coverage for the year ahead.
Top Tips on Medicare Explained by People Who Live It Every Day
Most of us could use a little guidance when learning about Medicare and our coverage options. This is especially true as Medicare Open Enrollment gets closer, when we have the opportunity to change our coverage choices for the following year. Open Enrollment runs from October 15 to December 7.