Category Archives: Medicare

Who is IRMAA and why do I need to know about Her?

Do you pay more than $134 per month for Medicare Part B? This may be the reason! The “Big Day” is fast approaching! You will be age 65 soon. You’ve done everything you need to begin this new life; notified your employer you’re retiring, contacted Social Security and filed for Social Security benefits and Medicare,…
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Medicare Enrollment Periods—It’s Complicated!

Medicare Enrollment Period By Beth Cooper Are you over age 65 and still working or your spouse is still working and have Health Insurance through an Employer Group Health Plan (EGHP)?  If so, you may be able to delay enrollment in Medicare Part B.  Again, I said MAY.  The rules for allowing you to refuse…
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Have You Asked How ACA Will Change Medicare?

Affordable Healthcare Act About a month ago, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its final rules outlining how Medicare will pay major health care providers and suppliers in 2015. The Affordable Healthcare Act (ACA), also called Obamacare, has provisions designed to reward higher quality, patient-centered care at a lower cost. The final…
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At Age 68 Dad’s Retiring – How Does He Get Medicare 12-2013?

Questions about the Medicare Eligibility Age? We are headed into the Christmas Season and all the joys and emotions of the season. The kids have holiday programs at school and your husband has the annual work Christmas party. Life is busy and now dad has decided he has had enough of work and finally, at age 68;…
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