Like most answers that involve Medicare, it depends.
Let us start with the Medicare basics. When you turn 65, you become eligible for Medicare. Upon turning 65, you have a seven-month window to enroll in Medicare that begins three months before you turn 65, the month you turn 65 and ends three months after you turn 65. If you do not enroll in Medicare during that time, you may face a lifetime of late enrollment penalties unless you have other creditable coverage.(more…)
Recently I needed to see a specialist for a medical problem I was experiencing. After several visits, the problem was resolved and I am now good as new. After the first visit, the doctor’s office sent an invitation to create an account on their website where I would be able to check appointments, view conditions, and medications, and send and receive messages. (more…)
A “Veteran” – whether active duty, discharged, retired or reserve – is someone who, at one point in their life, wrote a blank check made payable to the United States of America for an amount up to, and including their life.(more…)