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I have just ruined 67. I signed up for medicare part a

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I have just ruined 67. I signed up for medicare part a before my 65th birthday. I did not sign up for part b as I have coverage through my wife's employer. She has had continuos employment through this whole time. I am considering signing up for part b. When can I sign up (timeframe).

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Social Security Expert: Lane, JD,CFP, MBA, CRPS replied 8 months ago
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Yes, you have what's called a Special Enrollment Period (SEP)

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You can enroll during the eight months following the month when the employer or union group health plan coverage ends, or when the employment ends, whichever comes first.

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See this:

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

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