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7 Big Medicare Mistakes To Avoid

July 3, 2023
7 Big Medicare Mistakes To Avoid

7 Big Medicare Mistakes To Avoid 

Are you turning 65? Have you been receiving countless calls? Are you confused about who to speak to or even what to do? 

When transitioning to Medicare, some common mistakes can be costly and stressful. Here are some things to avoid:

  1. Don't miss your Initial Enrollment Period (IEP) - this is the period when you can enroll in Medicare without penalties.
  2. Protect yourself from scams by avoiding telemarketing conversations. It's best to avoid speaking with telemarketers, as these calls are often fraudulent and can lead to various issues.
  3. Stay alert about the information you share! Whether you're completing online forms, speaking on the phone, or filling out paper forms, be cautious about the details you provide.
  4. Do Your Homework Ahead of Time! To ensure that you are ready for any situation, make sure you have all your financial, health, and prescription drug information on hand. Take the time to gather this information ahead of time to save yourself any potential confusion or inconvenience later on.
  5. Understanding the distinction between a Medicare Supplement and a Medicare Advantage Plan is crucial.

By avoiding these common mistakes, you can make a smoother transition to Medicare and ensure that you have the coverage you need.

*Disclaimer: We do not offer every plan available in your area. Any information we provide is limited to those plans we do offer in your area. Please contact or 1-800-MEDICARE to get information on all of your options

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