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Dr. Fiona Chen
Dr. Fiona Chen, Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
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I was told that my part was not active. What do I need to do

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I was told that my part B was not active. What do I need to do to fix this.
JA: The Retirement Accountant will know how to help. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.
Customer: I recived a bill from Florida Medical Specialists and I call them and also call medicare and was told that I dont have an active part B.
JA: These retirement benefits are supposed to help us but they can be so complicated! The Retirement Expert will help you get the most benefits propertly. Is there anything else the Retirement Accountant should be aware of?
Customer: No just wanting to fix why B part is not active and what do I need to do to fix
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  Dr. Fiona Chen replied 3 months ago.

Dear Customer,

The fastest and easiest way to sign up with Medicare to get you the coverage. The traditional Medicare is still the best coverage and most complete in permitting care, even if they are other providers we can chose.

The easiest way to fix it now is to:

Call Social Security at 1-***-***-****. TTY users should call 1-***-***-****.

Below quotations and website links are attached for your future references.

Please feel free to follow up.

Regards,

Fiona

Fiona Chen, MPA, Ph.D., CPA, ABV, CFF, CITP

Medicare Part B (medical insurance) is part of Original Medicare and covers services and supplies that are medically necessary to treat your health condition. This can include outpatient care, preventive services, ambulance services, and durable medical equipment.

How can I sign up for Part A & Part B?

https://www.medicare.gov/sign-up-change-plans/get-parts-a-and-b/when-how-to-sign-up-for-part-a-and-part-b.html

https://www.medicare.gov/what-medicare-covers/part-b/what-medicare-part-b-covers.html

https://www.medicare.gov/your-medicare-costs/part-b-costs/part-b-costs.html