If you haven’t worked long enough to get Part A benefits without paying premiums, you may qualify on the work record of your current or even former spouse. But the rules vary according to different circumstances. If your current or […]
The decision to delay Part B isn’t normally affected by what kind of health coverage you have at work unless your employer insurance combines a high-deductible health plan with a Health Savings Account (HSA). Under IRS rules, you can not […]
Having Part B premiums deducted from benefit checks If you receive retirement benefits from Social Security your Part B premiums are automatically deducted from your monthly payments before you receive them. You have no other option. Some people’s Part B […]
There’s only one week left in the Medicare Advantage Disenrollment Period. Remember if you’re not happy with your current Medicare Advantage Plan, this is the time to make the switch back to original Medicare. If you make the switch, your […]
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The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015 (PL 114-10 s.501) included a mandate to remove the current Health Insurance Claim number (HICN) from Medicare cards by April 2019. Beginning in April 2018, the current Social Security Number-based […]