In the national debate over health insurance, the Affordable Care Act gets the spotlight. However, most Americans don’t get their health insurance on the ACA's exchanges. They have insurance through their employers.
Unlike “Medicare for All,” which would completely overhaul our health insurance system, Medicare at 50 focuses on giving people in their 50s and 60s additional options that will make healthcare more affordable.
Are you currently, or soon to be, eligible for Medicare? Signing up for Medicare, and understanding when to sign up, can be a complicated process. Most importantly, there are some late penalties that baby boomers absolutely need to know about.
If you're a baby boomer who's enrolled in Medicare, then you'll soon be receiving a brand-new redesigned Medicare card in the mail. These new Medicare cards are an important step forward in combatting identity theft, and when you receive your card, you should start using it right away.