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I am 67 and on medicare (Part B kicks in on July 1, 2011).

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I am 67 and on medicare (Part B kicks in on July 1, 2011). My wife will be 65 in November 2012 but has worked only in the home. What do to get her on my medicare?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: General
Expert:  TaxTom replied 6 years ago.

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Hello, She can get her Social Security base on your work record and will get approximatly 1/2 of your benefit and also can sign up for Medicare. Here is the signup page https://secure.ssa.gov/apps6z/iClaim/rib Here is a link that explaind medicare http://www.socialsecurity.gov/pubs/10043.html#part2 Thanks Tom

Customer:

Does that mean that she gets a benifit above and beyond mine? Likewise for the medicare, that is she gets a benifit based on my work record?

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