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How do I get my Medicare costs taken out of my SS check?

Q) How do I get my Medicare costs taken out of my SS check?

A) If you get Social Security or Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) benefits, your Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) premium will get deducted from your benefit payment.

If you’re a Civil Service retiree and NOT entitled to Social Security:

Your premiums will be deducted from your Civil Service annuity. If this isn’t happening, call 1-800-MEDICARE.
https://www.medicare.gov/your-medicare-costs/paying-parts-a-and-b/pay-parts-a-and-b-premiums.html

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

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  1. Under Social Security’s “deemed filing” rule, most married people are required to file simultaneously for retirement and spousal benefits — when you claim one, you are deemed to be claiming the other. Social Security will pay you the bigger of the two amounts (never both combined). If the spousal benefit is larger than your retirement benefit, you will receive the amount of the spousal benefit. https://www.aarp.org/retirement/social-security/questions-answers/spouse-income-affect-social-security-retirement/

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if my wife’s social security benefits is greater then mine would i receive hers?

Q) if my wife’s social security benefits is greater then mine would i receive hers? A) Under Social Security’s “deemed filing” rule, most married people are required to file simultaneously for retirement and spousal benefits — when you claim one, you are deemed to be claiming the other. Social Security will pay you the bigger… Continue Reading

I made a account to get my award letter but it’s not working.

Q) I made a account to get my award letter but it’s not working. A) The benefit verification letter, sometimes called a “benefits letter,” or a “Social Security award letter,” serves as proof of your retirement, disability, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), or Medicare benefits. It also serves as proof that you have applied for benefits… Continue Reading

HI- can I get- a bpqy letter ?

Q) HI- can I get- a bpqy letter ? Thank you A) A Benefits Planning Query (BPQY) provides information about a beneficiary’s disability cash benefits, health insurance, scheduled continuing disability reviews, representative payee, and work history as stored in Social Security Administration’s electronic records. Below are steps you can take to get a copy of… Continue Reading

What are the requirements to retire?

Q) What are the requirements to retire? A) According to the Social Security Administration: Full retirement age is the age at which a person may first become entitled to full or unreduced retirement benefits. If your full retirement age is older than 65 (that is, you were born after 1937), you still will be able… Continue Reading

city offered a 457b deferred compensation..Will my Social Security benefits be subject to any reduction

Q) I just turned 62. I have 23 years employment paying into SS. I have 16 years working for a city police department that did not pay into social security. Instead the city offered a 457b deferred compensation program in which they contributed 4% of my base salary but no additional money for any overtime… Continue Reading

As my mother’s executor, need to change social security address to mine?

Q) As my mother’s executor, I need to receive her SS income statement at my address in order to file her taxes. How do I change her prior address to mine? A) According the the Social Security Administration: If you get Social Security benefits (retirement, survivors, or disability), you can update your contact information in… Continue Reading

How can I get a award notice from Social Security Administration

Q) How can I get a four page award of notice from Social Security Administration A) The benefit verification letter shows your monthly benefit amount. You can get your benefit verification letter online, or request it by telephone. It is often used to: Apply for a loan;Give to a landlord;Obtain housing assistance, or other state or local… Continue Reading

 I need the name on my child’s SS card to be changed. What documentation would I need to bring with me?

Q) I need the name on my child’s SS card to be changed. What documentation would I need to bring with me? we have a NH legal name change letter already. Anything else? A) According to the Social Security Website: To change your name on your card, you must show us documents proving your legal name change… Continue Reading

Need a Benefits letter

Q) Need a Benefits letter A) According to Social Security Administration You can use a my Social Security online account to: Get your benefit verification letter or (BUDGET LETTER); Check your benefit and payment information and your earnings record; Change your address and phone number; and Start or change direct deposit of your benefit payment. If you… Continue Reading

I’m disabled I receive SSA benefits if my children’s dad is also disabled is my child eligible to receive benefits

Q) I’m disabled I receive SSA benefits if my children’s dad is also disabled is my child eligible to receive benefits A) With both you and your child’s dad being disabled it can be very difficult emotionally financially. The Social Security Administration does provides financial disability benefits in cases when a disability disrupts the ability of an… Continue Reading

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