President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Medicare program into law in 1965. For more than 50 years, Medicare has provided essential medical benefits and financial protections for individuals and covers more than 50 million Americans today. Whether you are under 65 or already retired, knowing the basics about Medicare is important.
If your 65th birthday is coming soon, you might have some questions about how Medicare works and when you can enroll. Here are some questions we can help you answer.
There are several different types of Medicare plans for you to consider.
There is a seven month enrollment period, or a General Enrollment Period for you to consider.
Your out-of-pocket costs in your original Medicare plan will depend on several factors.
If you have Original Medicare, you’ll get a “Medicare Summary Notice” in the mail every 3 months.
Seniors should take note of the Medicare Open Enrollment Period from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7.
The content of FAQ articles are general in nature and are not intended as a substitute for professional legal, financial, or insurance counsel for individuals. Insurance coverage forms vary by issuing company and by state. For specific advice contact us.
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