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If you’re nearing your 65th birthday, you may be feeling overwhelmed about your health care options through Medicare. It can be a daunting task to make sense of the coverage you need while wading through the many different options and plans that are available to you.
RetireGuide can help simplify the process with the launch of its New-to-Medicare PDF. This free guide for new beneficiaries offers a simple way to understand the basics of Medicare.
The guide includes helpful tips and information on Medicare’s various enrollment periods and provides an easy-to-digest explanation of Medicare’s “alphabet soup.”
Various plans under different providers and letters may seem confusing on the surface, but this PDF offers digestible information on each type to help you better understand what you do and don’t need.
What’s Included in RetireGuide’s New-to-Medicare PDF?
Types of plans
How to talk to an expert
There is also information that can help walk new beneficiaries through the process of enrolling in Medicare, including how to enroll and what to avoid.
Additionally, this guide provides quick hits and walk throughs on how to talk to a Medicare expert and what questions you should be asking about your coverage.
Enrolling in Medicare for the first time can be a confusing experience, and mistakes are common. RetireGuide’s New-to Medicare PDF can help you enter any enrollment period with confidence, as well as gain a strong understanding of what your options are and how to land on the right plan.
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