Applying for Medicare Only

Applying for Medicare Only. If you are within three months of age 65 or older and not ready to start your monthly Social Security benefits yet. You can use the online retirement application to sign up just for Medicare and wait to apply for your retirement or spouses benefits later.

When to Apply for Medicare

When to apply for Medicare, Knowing when to apply for Medicare can be a confusing topic for many beneficiaries. Here are some frequently asked questions and answers about when and if to apply for the different types of Medicare. Who needs to apply for Medicare? You may not need to sign up for Original Medicare, […]

Coroavirus update

UPDATES FROM CMS-  Coroavirus update You’ve likely heard about the Coronavirus (officially called “2019-Novel Coronavirus” or “COVID-19”) in the news. While there isn’t a vaccine yet and the immediate health risk remains low, Medicare is still here to help. Your Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) covers a test to see if you have Coronavirus. This […]

Inpatient hospital care (Part A)

Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) covers inpatient hospital care when all of these are true: You’re admitted to the hospital as an inpatient after an official doctor’s order, which says you need inpatient hospital care to treat your illness or injury. The hospital accepts Medicare. In certain cases, the Utilization Review Committee of the hospital approves […]