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I turned 65 on March 15, 2016. I have been told that I must

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I turned 65 on March 15, 2016. I have been told that I must apply for medicare. I purchased health insurance from the government market place. Do I have to have medicare. If so how do I do it?
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  Phillips Esq. replied 10 months ago.

Yes, you need to apply for Medicare. Once you are enrolled, your health insurance through the marketplace needs to be cancelled. Click here for enrollment information:

https://www.ssa.gov/medicare/apply.html

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