Home Medical care Medicare Answers, part 1 with Jim Koewler

Medicare Answers, part 1 with Jim Koewler

In this hour, Elder Law and special needs attorney Jim Koewler answers questions about the daunting world of Medicare. This segment provides an overview of Medicare, the Federally-funded health insurance for people 65 or over. If you’re approaching your 65th birthday, start thinking about this: you can sign up three months prior to and up to three months after your birthday. Don’t miss that magic window, at it results in getting an annual late-fee penalty, and you might not be able to get the health insurance that you want to go with your Medicare. Medicare covers 80% of covered health costs; vision and dental aren’t covered unless they’re considered medical treatments.