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Maybe you just turned 65 or you’re considering early retirement. Whenever the time comes to retire, your life is bound to change. Transitioning to retirement can be exciting, but it can also bring questions. We are here to help when it comes to your Medicare coverage.

Medicare Eligibility

When you turn 65 you are automatically eligible for Medicare coverage and the benefits that come with it, like cost-effective care and coverage regardless of pre-existing conditions.

In some situations, you may qualify for Medicare if you are under the age of 65 and have a disability where you have been collecting social security for a period of 24 months. Our advisors are ready and willing to help you understand if you fall into one of these categories.

Retiree Plan vs. Medicare

If your employer offers a retiree plan you may be wondering:

  • Can I have both Medicare & my Retiree plan?
  • Is one better than the other?
  • How do I choose?

Our advisors can help you understand your unique options to make the right decision, but here are some basic facts to keep in mind:

  1. Typically, your retiree plan or Medicare will be superior to the other in their coverage. This depends on a number of factors.
  2. To determine which plan is the better option, we typically look at the premiums, deductibles, specific coverage, and other details.
  3. The best way to choose is with the help of one of our caring and knowledgeable advisors who can break down the facts for you so you can make the best decision.

Need help making sense of which option is right for you? Reach out to our caring advisors. Contact Us Now >>