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Idiot's Guides: Medicare by Tanya Feke

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CHAPTER6

How to Enroll

In This Chapter

  • When you are automatically enrolled in Medicare
  • When you have to apply for Medicare on your own
  • How to apply for Medicare benefits
  • How Medicare relates to your other health insurance
  • Special considerations that may affect how you enroll for Medicare

In order to use Medicare, you must be enrolled in the program. For some, this happens automatically, but others who are eligible need to take action and sign up. You cannot get the health care you are entitled to if you don’t take the necessary steps.

Automatic Enrollment

If you meet the right criteria, you will automatically be enrolled in Medicare without ...

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