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Medicare Part A

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.

Medicare Means Tested -- Who Knew?

Jim Jaffe | Posted 05.05.2013 | Politics
Jim Jaffe

There's no need to debate whether the rich should be asked to shoulder more of the burden of financing Medicare because they already do. The question of the moment is how much more.

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.