Enrolling in Medicare Part B When Your Employer Coverage Ends
Medicare Part B, which is insurance coverage for doctors and other outpatient services, can be deferred past age 65 if you have other “creditable” healthcare coverage – for example from your employer. Having “creditable” alternative coverage after age 65 is what prevents you from incurring a Late Enrollment Penalty for joining Medicare after your Initial Enrollment Period has ended. So, how do your enroll in Medicare Part B when your employer coverage ends (or is about to end)? Why you can easily do that online, as this Terre Haute (IN) Tribune-Start article by Social Security’s Amy Long explains. Click here to read more.