If you are not already getting retirement benefits, you should contact Social Security about three months before your 65th birthday to sign up for Medicare. You can sign up for Medicare even if you do not plan to retire at age 65. Review your current health plan and employer group size with your group administrator to make the correct choices regarding Medicare A and B.
There’s no need to drive to a local Social Security office or wait for an appointment with a Social Security representative. Use the online application to sign up for Medicare. It’s convenient, quick and easy and takes less than 10 minutes.
For more information about filing for Medicare and to file online go to: http://www.socialsecurity.gov/medicareonly/
For information about Medicare the website: https://www.medicare.gov/ is also a valuable resource. An official Medicare handbook created by the U.S. government called Medicare & You can be downloaded.
Social Security – Find out if you’re eligible for Part A and/or Part B and how to enroll, make changes to your Part A and or Part B coverage, apply for Extra Help with Medicare prescription drug costs and ask questions about Part A and Part B premiums.
OPTION 1) Add one or both of “Medicare Supplement Insurance” and “Medicare Part D” to Original Medicare.
OPTION 2) Choose a Medicare Advantage plan.
SCHEDULE A NO COST MEDICARE CONSULTATION BELOW:
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We do not offer every plan available in your area. Any information we provide is limited to those plans we do offer in your area. Please contact Medicare.gov or 1-800-MEDICARE to get information on all of your options.