TITLE

Medicare: How to navigate the maze

PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Consumer Reports;Dec2010, Vol. 75 Issue 12, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on Medicare, focusing on advice for consumers who are eligible for it. It is recommended that people sign up for Medicare prior to turning 65, as this prevents delays in the start of coverage. It is also important not to put off signing up for Medicare Part B after one stops working, as this can lead to a permanent increase in premium payments for every year in which one was eligible but failed to sign up. The rules related to prescription drug benefits are also discussed.
ACCESSION #
55058548

 

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