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Lane
Lane, JD,CFP, MBA, CRPS
Category: Social Security
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Experience:  Law Degree, specialization in Tax Law and Corporate Law, CFP and MBA, Providing Financial, Social Security & Tax advice since 1986
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I am 79 years old and I have Medicare Part A as well as

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I am 79 years old and I have Medicare Part A as well as Compass Rose Health Care under United Health, however, I would also like to obtain coverage under Medicare Part B. Can this be done and how do I do it? Thank you.
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  Lane replied 6 months ago.

Hi, My name's Lane. I can help you here.

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If you will click here: https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/CMS-Forms/CMS-Forms/Downloads/CMS40B-E.pdf you will be taken to the Medicare Part B application.

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Please let me known if you have questions

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Lane

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Expert:  Lane replied 6 months ago.

The rules of eligibility for Part B medical insurance are simpler than for Part A: If you are age 65 or over and are either a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident who has been here lawfully for five consecutive years, you are eligible to enroll in Medicare Part B medical insurance. This is true whether or not you are eligible for Part A hospital insurance.

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Please let me know if you have any questions at all.

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If this HAS helped, and you DON’T have other questions … I'd appreciate a positive rating (using the stars or faces on your screen, and then clicking “submit")

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Thank you!

Lane

I hold a law degree, (Juris Doctorate), with concentration in Tax Law, Estate law & Corporate law, an MBA, with specialization in financial accounting & tax, a BBA, and CFP & CRPS designations, as well - I’ve been providing financial, Social Security/Medicare, estate, corporate, non-profit, and tax advice, since 1986.