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 […]

Medicare Part B premiums jumping 23 percent for many retirees

Medicare Part B premiums jumping 23 percent for many retirees About 42 percent of recipients will see their premium jump to $134 from $109. The standard Part B premium will remain unchanged at $134. About 70 percent of Medicare recipients pay less than that due to the “hold harmless” provision. Click the link for the […]