Can I Get Medicare Part B If I Do Not Have Medicare Part A?

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Yes.

If you are not eligible for free Medicare Part A hospital insurance, you can buy Medicare Part B, without having to obtain Part A.

You must be age sixty-five or older, a resident of the U.S., and a U.S. citizen.

If you are not a U.S. citizen, you must be a lawfully admitted alien who has lived in the U.S. continuously for the five year period immediately preceding the month of enrollment.

A lawfully admitted alien is a permanent resident of the U.S. who...

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From: eHealth Medicare

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Do you have questions about Medicare

Do you have questions or concerns about Medicare or Medicare-related health insurance plans and programs? SHIPs answer questions about Medicare and assist people in obtaining coverage through options that include the Original Medicare program, Medicare Advantage (Part C) Plans, Medicare Prescription Drug (Part D) Plans, and programs designed to help people with limited incomes pay for their health care, such as Medicaid, the Medicare Savings Program, and the Low Income Subsidy. SHIPs also help...

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From: SHIP National Technical Assistance Center

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Cheryl Parson: Scams target Medicare card recipients

Cheryl Parson: Scams target Medicare card recipients

By Cheryl Parson - Better Business Bureau Starting in April, the Social Security Administration began issuing 44 million Americans brand new Medicare cards. This is part of the plan to protect retiree...

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Fulfilling A Legal Duty: Triggering A Medicare Plan From The Administration (Part 2 of 2)

Fulfilling A Legal Duty: Triggering A Medicare Plan From The Administration (Part 2 of 2) - House Oversight - 2011-07-12 - House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. Witnesses: Panel I: Mr. Jonathan Blum, Deputy Administrator and Director, Center for Medicare, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Panel II: Dr. Charles Blahous III, Public Trustee of Social Security and Medicare; Dr. Joseph Antos, Wilson H. Taylor Scholar in Health Care and Retirement Policy; Mr. James Capretta,...

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What is Medicare Initial Enrollment Period?

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Initial Enrollment Period is when you can enroll into Medicare for the first time.

It starts three months before you turn age sixty-five and lasts for seven months.

If you already get benefits from the Social Security Administration or the Railroad Retirement Board, you are automatically entitled to Medicare Part A, Hospital Insurance, and Part B, Medical Insurance, starting the first day of the month that you turn sixty-five.

You do not need to do anything...

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Turning 65 Medicare Nightmare

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Medicare enrollment begins three months before your 65th birthday and continues for 7 months. This is the time of your life you will be bombarded with tons of information. If you are currently receiving Social Security benefits, you don't need to do anything. You will be automatically enrolled in Medicare Parts A and B effective the month you turn 65. If you do not receive Social Security benefits, then you will need to sign up for Medicare by calling...

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Original Medicare Part A and Part B explained

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What is Medicare:

• Health Insurance for people

1. 65 and older

2. Under 65 with certain disabilities

3. Any age End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)

Who Runs Medicare:

• It's administered by

1. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

• But Enrollment is done by

o Social Security Administration (SSA) for most

o Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) for railroad retirees

The Four Parts of Medicare

• PART A: Hospital Insurance

• PART B: Medical...

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From: Michael Ferrara

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Why Do I Pay So Many Kinds of Taxes: Social Security & Medicare

In Part 1 of Why Do I Pay So Many Kinds of Taxes I talk about why a shareholder of an S Corporation pays the same amount of Social Security and Medicare taxes to the Social Security Administration as he/she does as an employee when issuing payroll reports. I also talk about how the employer match is a business expense. This will help doTERRA wellness advocates and Vivint, Clear and Dish contractors understand payroll taxes.

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From: Robinson Burnett and Associates Tax Consultants Inc.

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SHIP Beneficiary Hero Video

SHIPs answer questions about Medicare and assist people in obtaining coverage through options that include the Original Medicare program, Medicare Advantage (Part C) Plans, Medicare Prescription Drug (Part D) Plans, and programs designed to help people with limited incomes pay for their health care, such as Medicaid, the Medicare Savings Program, and the Low-Income Subsidy.

SHIPs also help people compare Medicare Supplemental (Medigap) insurance policies and explain how these and other...

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From: SHIP National Technical Assistance Center

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Obama's Promise for Change in Social Security and Medicare

The National Committee will work hard to convince Congress and the Obama administration to enact the following legislative priorities; pass nationwide health care reform, reducing Medicare's costs for beneficiaries and the government, eliminate wasteful subsidies to private Medicare programs,using that money to improve care for seniors, eliminate means-tested Part B premiums to keep Medicare affordable for all, ensure any Social Security reform proposals address long-term solvency without...

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