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Publications to share with employees

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:

Introduction to Medicare

Gives an overview of Parts A, B, C, and D of Medicare; and information about Medicare terms and other resources. 

A Quick Look at Medicare

Provides basic information about the different parts of Medicare and Medicare coverage choices.

The Medicare & You Handbook

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:

Medicare Enrollment:

Enrolling in Medicare Part A & Part B

Explains how to enroll in Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) and Part B (Medical Insurance).

Medicare Advantage Plans vs. Medicare Supplement Insurance (Medigap) Policies:

What’s a Medicare Advantage Plan?

Gives an overview of the differences between Medicare Advantage Plans and Medigap policies.

Marketplace:

Medicare & The Health Insurance Marketplace

Explains how the Health Insurance Marketplace affects people with Medicare.

Coordination of Benefits:

Medicare and Other Health Benefits: Your Guide to Who Pays First

Explains how Medicare works with other types of coverage and who should pay bills first.  

Contacting Medicare:

Get Your Medicare Questions Answered

Explains when to call 1-800-MEDICARE or other resources for answers to your Medicare questions.

Medicare Rights & Protections

Provides important information about rights and protections of people with Medicare and where to get help with your questions.