Here you'll find answers to common questions about Medicare, the different types of Medicare plans and plan coverage.
It depends on the type of plan you want to move to and when you want to move. Each type of plan has different eligibility and enrollment timeframes. Learn more about enrollment requirements for different types of Medicare plans.
If you intend to work past age 65, consider postponing your Part B benefits. Doing so allows you to keep various enrollment periods open to you for the future. Also, confirm with your employer whether prescription drug benefits on your group coverage are “creditable” when compared to the standard Part D benefit design. If you have “creditable” prescription coverage, you can also postpone enrolling in Part D and avoid a late enrollment penalty in the future. Learn more about enrollment periods for Original Medicare and different plan types.
Most plans provide dental benefits for Medicare-eligible services only. Routine dental care, including annual x-rays and cleanings, are generally not covered. Some plans, like Senior Gold offer optional dental coverage at an additional cost.