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Medicare Enrollment

How to Avoid Medicare Mistakes When You're Still Working

Jim T. Miller | Posted 03.07.2016 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

The rules for enrolling in Medicare can be very confusing with all the different choices available today. But when you postpone retirement past age 65, as many people are doing, it becomes even more complicated.

3 Medicare Enrollment Tips You Need To know

Michael Lazar | Posted 12.03.2015 | Fifty
Michael Lazar

Medicare can be a confusing healthcare benefit to understand. Unless you are already experienced in this industry, you will likely have a few question...

Medicare Enrollment Is Underway! Here Is All You Need To Know

Buck Wargo | Posted 11.10.2015 | Fifty
Buck Wargo

It's that time of year again when we see the airwaves littered with television ads touting participation.

Understanding Medicare's Enrollment Rules

Jim T. Miller | Posted 06.28.2015 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

The strict rules and timetables for Medicare enrollment can be confusing to many new retirees, so you're wise to plan ahead. Here's a simplified rundown of what to know. First, a quick review.

5 Common Medicare Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

Ann Brenoff | Posted 12.23.2014 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

I am about to turn 65 and am eligible for Medicare. But it appears that things between me and Mr. M are already off to a rocky start. Frankly, I think he's a lying cheating bastard who promises to love and care for you like nobody's business but then -- at least from what I keep hearing from friends who have already spent time in his company -- it turns out he's all talk and no action.

Don't Be Surprised by Retiree Healthcare Costs

Jason Alderman | Posted 10.29.2014 | Fifty
Jason Alderman

Retirement isn't cheap. Even though you're no longer drawing a paycheck, you still must pay for housing, food, utilities, transportation and healthcar...

Explore Medicare Before You Turn 65

Jason Alderman | Posted 07.28.2014 | Fifty
Jason Alderman

Each day, approximately 10,000 baby boomers turn 65 -- and thereby become eligible for Medicare. Many would argue that unlike most signs of getting older, that's a good thing, considering how expensive individual health insurance has become.

Get Ready for Medicare Open Enrollment

Jason Alderman | Posted 12.17.2012 | Money
Jason Alderman

Medicare's 2013 open enrollment period runs from October 15 to December 7, 2012. For most current enrollees, that's the only time to make coverage changes for the coming calendar year.

Medicare Open Enrollment Comes Early

Jason Alderman | Posted 12.20.2011 | Business
Jason Alderman

If you're enrolled in Medicare, mark these dates on your calendar: October 15-December 7, 2011. That's Medicare's 2012 Open Enrollment period -- and you should note that it occurs a month earlier this year than in the past.

Investigate Medicare Before You Need It

Jason Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jason Alderman

If you're approaching 65, here are some Medicare basics you might want to become familiar with now, rather than waiting until the last minute.

Ritter's Budget Options Rapidly Being Exhausted

The Denver Post | Tim Hoover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Gov. Bill Ritter's office on Wednesday will reveal its plans to rebalance the state budget, likely meaning more cuts to state programs. The planned c...