Connecticut Medicare insurance can be an important factor for your grandparents, family, friends and relatives in many health care decisions.
A Medicare card shows whether the person has coverage of Part A and Part B.
Part A is premium free while for Part B you may have to pay a monthly premium.
Connecticut Medicare is classified into four parts-
Medicare Part A is premium free health care insurance to all those people of age 65 or above already receiving Social security benefits. When you attain 65 years of age you automatically get Medicare Part A and Part B services.
Medicare Part B can be joined by paying monthly premiums. The premium for Part B may be standard for every month. Social security will inform you if you have to pay excess amount than the monthly standard premium.
Initial enrollment period
You can avail the enrollment for Part B anytime in seven month period. This seven month period starts three months before you are 65 and ends three months after the month you complete 65 years of age.
General Enrollment Period
If the initial enrollment period is over and you did not enroll for Medicare Part A and /or Medicare Part B, you can enroll from January 1-March 31 each year.
But you will have to pay higher premium for delayed enrollment.