Medicare General Information

Medicare is a Federal Health Insurance Program that began in 1965. Insurance provided by Medicare is divided into two parts:

  • Part A Hospital related expenses.
  • Part B Doctor/Medical related expenses.

A person is enrolled in Medicare Part A (premium-free) when:

  • They turn 65, on the first of the month of their 65th birthday
  • Are under age 65 and receiving disability benefits from Social Security for 24 months.
  • Are under age 65 with permanent kidney failure or Lou Gehrig's disease.

A person is eligible for and can enroll in Medicare Part B when:

  • They enroll in Medicare Part A.
  • Or when they or their spouse retire and leave their employer’s health insurance group.

Medicare important dates:

Medicare premiums:

  • There are no premiums for Medicare Part A.
  • For Medicare Part B, monthly premium for most Medicare beneficiaries is $104.90 in 2015. In addition to the standard Part B premium, some beneficiaries will pay an income-related monthly adjustment amount.

You can review these helpful Medicare Premium Charts, give us a call at (414) 228-7555 or toll free (800) 262-3440 or REQUEST INFO. We’ll be happy to answer your questions and provide you with a free, no obligation quote.

FHK offers a wide variety of Medicare Advantage Plans personalized to fit the needs of our Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Nevada clients.

For specific information on Medicare Insurance Plans, follow the links below:

Medicare Advantage
Medicare Supplements
Medicare Part D
Medicare Q & A


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