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New to Medicare

Did you just become eligible for Medicare coverage? Here's everything you need to know about national health insurance for seniors.

Information adapted from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

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Medicare's General Enrollment Period

Marigold StaffDecember 19, 2020

Table of Contents: Your Initial Enrollment Period and the Annual Enrollment Period Reasons to Enroll Before the General

New to Medicare

I'm Still Working, Do I Need Medicare?

Marigold StaffNovember 30, 2020

Table of Contents: If Your Employer Has 20 or More Employees If Your Employer Has Fewer than 20 Employees After You

New to Medicare

What Are Special Enrollment Periods?

Marigold StaffOctober 17, 2020

Table of Contents: Updating Medicare Coverage Which Events Trigger a Special Enrollment Period? Who Decides If I

New to Medicare

Medicare Open Enrollment: FAQs

Marigold StaffOctober 15, 2020

Table of Contents: What Is Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period (AEP)? When Is Medicare’s Annual Enrollment

New to Medicare

Enrolling in Medicare

Marigold StaffJune 14, 2020

Table of Contents: How Do I Enroll in Original Medicare? Do I Have to Enroll in Medicare Part B? How Do I Enroll in a

New to Medicare

A Beginner's Guide to Medicare

Marigold StaffJune 05, 2020

Table of Contents: A Brief History Medicare Plans Am I Eligible? How Much Will I Have to Pay? Enrolling in Medicare

New to Medicare

Medicare: Questions to Ask at 65

Marigold StaffJune 03, 2020

Table of Contents: When Am I Eligible? What Are My Options for Coverage? How Do I Enroll? What If I’m Still Working?

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Healthcare Glossary

Marigold StaffMay 20, 2020

Accreditation: Certification that a specific healthcare provider meets an accrediting organization’s standards.

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Medicare Advantage

Do Medicare Advantage Ads Always Tell the Whole Story?

Marigold StaffJanuary 14, 2021

Medicare Advantage plans aren't allowed to deceive consumers with false advertisements, but that doesn't mean the ads...

Medicare Advantage

Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment: 3 Reasons to Switch

Marigold StaffJanuary 11, 2021

Between January 1st and March 31st, the Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period (MAOEP) is open to MA beneficiaries...

Medicare Advantage

Medicare and Traveling: Am I Covered?

Marigold StaffJanuary 07, 2021

How does Medicare work for beneficiaries who are traveling outside of their ZIP code, their state, or the country? Read...

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