Approaching 65 and Ready for Medicare, What Now?

Here’s some good news: if you’re turning 65 soon, you’ll also be eligible to join Medicare—a federally funded program that provides hospital and medical insurance to older Americans. Transitioning to Medicare for the first time can be confusing and you’re not alone if you have a few questions. Here’s a great resource to get you […]

What is a Medicare Benefit Period?

If you’ve ever insured a home or vehicle, you’re probably familiar with an insurance deductible. Typically, you pay your deductible once at the beginning of your plan year. With health insurance for example, you pay for your health care costs until you reach the deductible, and then your health insurance provider pays for any additional […]

When Will My Medicare Coverage Start?

Most people are enrolled automatically in Original Medicare (Part A and Part B) as they approach the age of 65 with coverage start dates based on birthday month. For those who need to enroll manually, effective coverage dates could be earlier or later, depending on the situation. Knowing exactly when your coverage starts can help […]