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I began receiving disability in feb 2019. When can I get medicare?

Q) I began receiving disability in feb 2019. Obama care for me went up to 1600 monthly. When can I get medicare?

A) All Social Security Disability recipients can receive Medicare coverage two years after the first month they are eligible for their monthly disability benefits. You have to wait two years after you are entitled to disability benefits to get Medicare unless you fit into an exception. The two-year waiting period for Medicare is calculated from your date of SSDI entitlement—when you are eligible to start receiving monthly benefits in general. Plus five months (due to the five-month waiting period for SSDI this is usually the date your disability began).

I recently submitted my verification form for Medicare Part B. When can I expect a response?

Q) I recently submitted my verification form for Medicare Part B. When can I expect a response? I want to sign up for a BCBS MedAdvantage plan. A) According to Medicaid – Your coverage start date depends on your birthday if both of these apply: You sign up for Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) and/or Medicare Part… Continue Reading

If a persons takes early retirement at 56 will they still be covered by medicare?

Q) If a persons takes early retirement at 56 will they still be covered by medicare? A) According to the Social Security Administration: You should apply for Medicare, if you: • Are within three months of turning age 65 or older; • Want Medicare benefits and don’t have Medicare coverage; • Don’t want to apply for monthly… Continue Reading

My wife’s birthday is 12/16/1949.when can she sign up and receive her medicare coverage?

Q) My wife’s birthday is 12/16/1949.when can she sign up and receive her medicare coverage? A) You can use our online Medicare application if you: Are at least 64 years and 9 months old; Want to sign up for Medicare but do not currently have ANY Medicare coverage; Do not want to start receiving Social Security benefits… Continue Reading

3 Responses to I am disabled, received benefits when my father died, My mother died……….

  1. Your Social Security check will decrease if you owe certain debts like back taxes or student loans.
    An increase in your income often decreases your Social Security benefits.
    Taking your Social Security benefits early can reduce your payments by up to 30%.
    Triggered by higher income, a higher Medicare premium can diminish your monthly Social Security check. https://www.investopedia.com/articles/retirement/080216/your-social-security-check-smaller-you-thought.asp

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