Retirement Planning Toolkit from the Department of Labor
Resources for those nearing retirement Department of Labor’s Retirement Toolkit
Medicare publications to help employees
General Information on Medicare:
Gives an overview of Parts A, B, C, and D of Medicare; and information about Medicare terms and other resources.
Provides basic information about the different parts of Medicare and Medicare coverage choices.
Provides a summary of Medicare benefits, coverage decisions, rights and protections, and answers to the most frequently asked questions about Medicare.
Making decisions about Medicare:
Help employees make decisions about Medicare enrollment with:
Explains how to enroll in Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) and Part B (Medical Insurance).
Medicare Advantage Plans vs. Medicare Supplement Insurance (Medigap) Policies:
Gives an overview of the differences between Medicare Advantage Plans and Medigap policies.
Explains how the Health Insurance Marketplace affects people with Medicare.
Provides answers to commonly asked questions about Medicare and the Marketplace.
Coordination of Benefits:
Explains how Medicare works with other types of coverage and who should pay bills first.
Explains when to call 1-800-MEDICARE or other resources for answers to your Medicare questions.
Provides important information about rights and protections of people with Medicare and where to get help with your questions.