When signing up for Medicare benefits it is important to know your options and how they might interact with your current healthcare coverage.
For most Americans over the age of 65 the benefits of Medicare are obvious. It provides affordable health care coverage at a time when most people are looking to retire and thus in danger of losing employer provided health insurance.
Unfortunately, signing up for Medicare is not as simple as filling out a single form when you are eligible. You need to know your options and how they relate to other health care coverage.
Recently, the Motley Fool discussed some of the options in “Read This Before You Take Medicare Benefits.”
The things to consider include:
If you are one who likes to do Internet research, then you will find the Medicare official website helpful.
Reference: Motley Fool (March 26, 2016) “Read This Before You Take Medicare Benefits.”
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