Medicare, Medicaid, Life and Health Insurance/medicare card

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If I never recieved a medicare card,what do I do?

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Hi Elizabeth

Have you applied for your Medicare benefits? You have a 7 month window to apply for Medicare.  You can apply up to 3 months before your 65th birthday and up to 4 months after. If you've missed this window, you can apply as a late enrollment and pay a higher premium or wait until open enrollment which is January 1 thru March 31. If you have applied but have not received your card, call 1-800-Medicare. You can find out the status of your application. Check to make sure they have the correct address on file.

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Joy

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Joy B. Hicks, MBA, CPM

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As a Medical Office Expert, I can answer any question related to the medical office from the prospective of hospital and physician office staff and patients.

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