Facts about Medicare with Financial Planner Kelly Brantley

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Medicare is health insurance for people age 65 and older, or if you're under the age of 65 and on disability, you can also qualify.

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You can enroll in Medicare up to 7 months before your 65th birthday. If you do not enroll by 65, you will be charged a penalty.

If you're not drawing social security before the age of 65, then you will not automatically be enrolled.

There are four parts of Medicare:

- Part A: Hospital Insurance

- Part B: Medical Insurance

- Part C: Part A, B & D combined

-Part D: Prescription Coverage

You can make changes to your medicare during open enrollment from Oct. 15th through Dec. 7th.