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Medicare for Older Adults

Medicare is a federal health insurance program, covering a wide range of services to keep you healthy as you get older. Learn more about the different parts of Medicare, how to enroll, what it could cost, and what health care services Medicare does and does not cover.

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Expert Help to Understand Medicare Plan Options

Did you know that Medicare isn’t free, which means you need to consider plan coverage and prices before you enroll? Or that if you don’t enroll on time during your initial enrollment period, you could face a penalty? Navigating your Medicare selection needs and priorities may feel overwhelming. That’s why NCOA’s Age Well Planner offers free, personalized Medicare advice so you can find the plan that's right for you. 

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