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How much will you have to pay for Part B and D?

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Before you enroll in a Medicare Supplement or Advantage plan you must be enrolled in Medicare A and B. Medicare A covers inpatient care in a hospital or nursing facility as well as hospice. Most of us (or our spouse) have paid enough in Medicare taxes that we don’t have

What is the Donut Hole?

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Medicare Donut Hole graphic

If you’re turning 65 or becoming Medicare eligible, one of your challenges is choosing a drug plan. Many are confused by the term “Donut Hole” (also called the Coverage Gap). Medicare Prescription Drug Plans have four parts or phases, Initial Deductible, Initial Coverage, Donut Hole and Catastrophic. To understand the Donut

How to Enroll in Medicare Part B

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Enroll in Medicare Part B - whether you are just turning 65 or have worked past 65

Enrolling in Medicare Part B – whether you are just turning 65 or have worked past 65 If you are self-employed or retired when you turn 65, signing up for Medicare Part B is a very simple process. You simply go to the Social Security website, www.ssa.gov, and do it on-line.