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Lane, JD,CFP, MBA, CRPS
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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 not eligible for ss. i am retired from california state

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I am not eligible for ss. i am retired from california state service.Am i eligible for medicare benefits of any kind. Ian 79 years old
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Customer: my wife is retired and has medicare benefits. I am retired but not eligible for ss. can i receive medicare benefits?
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Retirement Accountant should know?
Customer: no
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  Lane replied 1 month ago.

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

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Yes, when you turn 65, you may be eligible for free Medicare Part A based on your spouse’s work history if:

  • You are currently married and your spouse is eligible for Social Security benefits (either retirement or disability). In addition, you must have been married for at least one year before applying

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You can read more about that here:

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Under what conditions would my spouse’s work history qualify me for premium-free Part A?

Expert:  Lane replied 1 month ago.

Again, just click here

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

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Thank you,

Lane

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I hold a law degree, with concentration in Tax Law, Estate law & Corporate law, a Masters Degree, 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

Expert:  Lane replied 1 month ago.

Again, let me know if you have questions

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Lane

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
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Expert:  Lane replied 1 month ago.

I've made the offer for a phone consult ... but if you dont want the additional fee, you can read about this on the sites I linked above, AND from Social Security here: Benefits For Your Spouse

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