Summer Savings! Get unlimited digital access for 13 weeks for $13.
Topics

Medicare

Covering the Bases: Enrolling in Medicare and paying the premiums

Covering the Bases: Enrolling in Medicare and paying the premiums

I am turning 65 this year, and I plan on enrolling into Medicare. When and how do I enroll? How do I pay my monthly Part B premiums since I don't plan on drawing a Social Security check until I am 66? To enroll into Medicare, you need to contact the Social Security Administration. The easiest way to enroll is online at www.ssa.gov. You may also contact Social Security by phone at 1-800-772-1213. You also have the option of enrolling in person at your local Social Security office. To begin your Medicare the month you turn 65, it is advised you contact Social Security within the three months prior to your birth month. Medicare Part A (hospital) is premium-free for most people....

Loading
68°