If you are already taking Social Security,  most likely your Medicare ID card will be mailed out to you automatically.  If you are not drawing Social Security, then you can sign-up for Part B online CLICK HERE  or you can call  1-800-772-1213 and schedule an appointment with your local Social Security Office. You should do this about 3 months prior to turning age 65.  The Part B Cost for most people is $134 per month.

Your Medicare Plan Options Explained The Right Way

OPTION ONE 

Prescriptions are not covered under Medicare or your Supplement.  You will need to buy a Part D Drug Card in order to have  coverage for Medications.

OPTION TWO

Medicare Advantage plans are funded by Medicare but administered by private healthcare companies.  This arrangement is proving to  reduce fraud, waste, and abuse because the Healthcare companies do a better job managing medical costs better then the Government.

Bottom Line on Option Two -

Most Medicare Advantage plans in Ohio cost you $0 per month or small premium like $19 per monh

Unlike having a Medicare Supplement, You have to pay a small portion of the services you are receiving called copayments.  Examples

Primary Office Visit - $5
Specialist Office Visit - $25
Labwork - $2
X-Rays - $7
Emergency Care - $80
Outpatient Surgery - $295

Plan Includes Part D Prescription Drug Coverage, Dental, Vision, Hearing Aids, Gym Membership and more.

Ohio plans have very extensive provider Networks...meaning its likley your Doctors and Hospitals are covered by most plans.

MONTHLY COST SUMMARY

Medicare Part B Cost - $134
Medicare Advantage Plan Premium - $0 or $19

Understanding Your Medicare Choices -  3 Minute Video

How to Sign-Up For Part B Medicare

If you are turning age 65 or are over 65 and losing employer coverage..... First thing you  need to do is sign-up for  Part B Medicare

Buy a Medicare Supplement Policy along with a separate Part D Prescription Card

A Medicare Supplement policy will pay all or most of what your Medicare Parts A and B do not pay .

This only is in regards to Medical Treatment.

Bottom Line on Option One -

You will buy a Medicare Supplement Policy to help cover the part of the Medical bills Medicare does not cover.

Average Cost to Purchase the most popular Supplement is $170 per month

Part D Prescription Card

The Average Cost to Purchase a common Part D Drug Card is $35 per month

MONTHLY COST SUMMARY

Medicare Part B Cost - $134
Medicare Supplement Policy - $170
Part D Prescription Card - $35
Total Monthly Cost - $339

Please Note - Option One does not cover Dental, Vision, Hearing, and may or may not cover a Gym Membership

Enroll Into a Medicare Advantage Plan

A Medicare Advantage Plan combines your medical, prescription, dental, vision, gym membership, and more coverage into one plan.

CLICK HERE To Complete Our Medicare Plan Match Form

AFTER YOU HAVE SIGNED UP FOR PART B MEDICARE YOU HAVE TWO COVERAGE OPTIONS

UNDERSTAND YOUR MEDICARE OPTIONS AND SEND US THE INFORMATION WE NEED TO MATCH YOU WITH A MEDICARE PLAN IN FOUR EASY STEPS - 1 WATCH VIDEO, 2 LEARN HOW TO ENROLL IN PART B MEDICARE, 3 COMPARE YOUR TWO COVERAGE OPTIONS, 4 COMPLETE OUR ONLINE FORM.  LEAVE THE THE REST TO US!