MEDICARE

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Remember those questions?

We hope this assists you in understanding Medicare.

Now ... How do I choose the right plan for me?

That's where WE come in. 

Let Worksite Benefits handle the complexity and make it easier for you to enroll. 

And as always, we are here for your questions, concerns, and thoughts. 

The people at Worksite Benefits care about your individual needs for Medicare.

Medicare can be difficult to understand. But our team at Worksite Benefits can make it as easy to understand as you ABC's ... or in this case A, B, C, and D.

If you are turning 65, you will enroll in Medicare by contacting your local Social Security Administration office and sign up for Medicare Part A and Part B.

Do I stay on my employer's health plan or enroll in a Medicare plan?

What's best for me, Medicare Advantage or Medicare Supplement?

How do I choose the right plan for me?

Let's address some common questions with answers from our experienced team at Worksite Benefits.

LEARN MORE ABOUT MEDICARE PART A, PART B, PART C, AND PART D

PART A

Part A provides you with INPATIENT HOSPITAL COVERAGE

These areas are covered by Part A:

  • Blood (medically necessary) 

  • Home Health Care

  • Hospice Care

  • Hospital Stays

  • Skilled Nursing Facility Care                                                                                        

PART B

Part B provides you with OUTPATIENT HOSPITAL COVERAGE

This coverage includes:

  • Doctors Services

  • Medical Supplies

  • Outpatient Care

  • Selective Preventive Services

PART C

Part C provides you with MEDICARE ADVANTAGE, A CO-PAY PLAN

This coverage is offered by private insurance companies.

  • Hospital (visit and stay)

  • Medical

  • Prescription Drugs

This coverage may also include:

  • Dental

  • Gym Memberships

  • Hearing

  • Vision

Note: Part C often includes Part D prescription drug coverage.

PART D

Part D provides you with PRESCRIPTION DRUG COVERAGE

It provides prescription drug coverage for everyone with Medicare coverage.

You MUST have Part A, Part B or both Part A & B to get Medicare Part D.

PLEASE BE AWARE OF PENALTIES THAT ARE INVOLVED IN SOME OF THESE PLANS.

Penalties

Part B Penalties

  • If you did not enroll in Part B when you were first eligible, your monthly premium may go up 10% for each 12-month period you could have had Part B but did not sign up.

  • In most cases, you will have to pay this penalty each time that you make a payment on your premium for as long as you have Plan B. 

HAVENT ENROLLED IN PLAN B YET BECAUSE YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE? 

DON'T WAIT, PLAN AHEAD

CONTACT US TO ENSURE YOU AVOID THESE PENALTIES!

Part D Penalties

  • Like Part B, Part D also has a late enrollment penalty (in this case, 1% for each full month that is not covered). 

  • You may owe a late enrollment penalty if at any time after you Initial Enrollment Period is over, there is a period of 63 or more days in a row when you do not have Medicare drug coverage or other prescription drug coverage.

  • You will generally have to pay the late enrollment penalty for as long as you have Medicare drug coverage.

 

HAVENT ENROLLED IN PLAN B YET BECAUSE YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE? 

DON'T WAIT, PLAN AHEAD

CONTACT US TO ENSURE YOU AVOID THESE PENALTIES!

LEARN ABOUT MEDIGAP, A MEDICARE SUPPLEMENT 

Medigap helps cover some or even all the costs that original Medicare does not cover.

  • Medigap allows you to visit any doctor throughout the United State who accepts regular Medicare.

  • Supplemental plans have deductibles that must be met. Some supplemental plans are co-pay plans and others do not have any cost for their service.

  • Medigap does not include Part D Prescription Drug Coverage and additional benefits listed in Part D, including Dental, Hearing or Vision.