Medicare in NY
Are you eligible for Medicare? Don't panic! We know that at first glance Medicare in NY can look a little complicated and scary but the fact is that Medicare is simple once you break it down to manageable need parts.
Once you receive your paperwork from Medicare, which should arrive about three months before your 65th birthday if you are already receiving a Social Security benefit check, you will o make a couple of choices. These choices may look complicated at first but they really aren't. Let's take a look at the first one.
The first choice you will need to make is whether to stay with the Original Medicare with a Medigap plan or purchase a Medicare Advantage plan. To make this decision you need to arm yourself with a little information. Below you will find the information for Original Medicare with a Medigap plan. For information about Medicare Select please see our informative article, "Medicare in NYC: Medicare Select."
How to sign up for Medigap
Medigap is standardized by the federal government but is sold by private health insurance companies. To purchase a Medigap plan you need to understand that all Medigap policies will be the same but each company may charge a different price for them so you will need to comparison shop to get the best price for the plan that you want.
Do you have questions about Medicare in NY ? Just give us a call on our toll free number and our experts will be glad to speak with you about your situation and options to help you get the best plan for your needs, lifestyle and budget.