Getting Close to Retirement? Start Considering Your Medicare Benefit Choices Now
If you are approaching retirement age, currently age 65 according to the Federal government, you should know about your Medicare options and the many accompanying rules and exceptions.
Who Gets Medicare Part A and Part B Benefits
If are already getting Social Security benefits, you will automatically receive Medicare Part A and Part B benefits starting the first day you turn 65. (If you’re under 65 and have a disability, you will automatically get Part A and Part B after you receive benefits for 24 months.)
When you are automatically enrolled you will receive a red, white and blue Medicare card in the mail 3 months before your coverage begins.
If you are approaching age 65 and do not yet receive Social Security benefits, you will need to sign up for Medicare by contacting them three months before you turn 65.
What is Medicare Part A and Part B?
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