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Maintaining a healthy lifestyle in retirement will be a key component in your overall quality of life. A pivotal first step in this process is finding health insurance that works for you, including Medicare cov...erage. We know that getting started can be overwhelming, but you don’t have to navigate this new territory alone. Let Renew be your guide as you compare your options, estimate your costs, and ultimately select a plan that works for you and your loved ones.

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Maintaining a healthy lifestyle in retirement will be a key component in your overall quality of life. A pivotal first step in this process is finding health insurance that works for you, including Medicare coverage. We know that getting started can be overwhelming, but you don’t have to navigate this new territory alone. Let Renew be your guide as you compare your options, estimate your costs, and ultimately select a plan that works for you and your loved ones.

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48 articles in Health

  • The Medicare Part D donut hole.

    How much do drugs cost with Medicare?

    Understanding your drug costs on Medicare is an important part of getting the most out of your coverage. Drugs are typically one of the biggest costs people face while on Medicare. The average Medicare enrollee is on 5 prescriptions, and Medicare itself spends over $100 billion a year on pharmaceuticals. Even if you aren’t regularly …

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  • Timer counting down to signify that missing a Medicare deadline could lead to expensive penalties.

    Penalties for delaying Medicare

    Signing up for Medicare when you turn 65 isn’t technically mandatory; however, there are significant penalties for delaying Medicare enrollment. Unless you had another form of coverage in the meantime, you could face permanent late enrollment penalties for Part B when you sign up later. It’s also important to note that, if you are over …

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  • Most people become eligible for Medicare when they reach their 65th birthday. But that doesn't mean you'll be automatically enrolled.

    Initial Enrollment Period Finder

    Why do I need an Initial Enrollment Period Finder? You probably already know that most people become eligible for Medicare upon reaching their 65th birthday. However, you might not be aware of the exact parameters around this first opportunity to enroll in Medicare. Turning 65 is technically the event that qualifies an individual to enroll. …

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  • A stethoscope, pill, and capsule signify different Medicare coverage options available.

    What Medicare coverage options are available?

    When it comes to Medicare coverage, there isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution. Every person’s health considerations are different, and, luckily, there are many different coverage options available to address this fact. Whether you take multiple prescription drugs daily or are as fit as a fiddle, there is a combination of plans that can work for you. …

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  • Medicare shopping bag with stacks of money.

    How much does Medicare cost?

    Trying to estimate your medical costs is a difficult and often frustrating task. On most health insurance plans, you pay a monthly premium, and then pay “full price” for care until you reach your deductible. Once that’s met, you pay a smaller fixed amount, either through copays or coinsurance, each time you access care. Once …

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  • Medicare signup sheet on a clipboard.

    How do I sign up for Medicare?

    It’s best to think of signing up for Medicare as a (long) 2-step process. First, you need to sign up for Medicare Parts A and/or B directly through the government. Timing is very important when it comes to signing up; delaying your enrollment could result in permanent late penalties. We’ve created a simple step-by-step guide …

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  • Calendar with 65th birthday highlighted to signify the start of the Medicare IEP.

    When can I sign up for Medicare?

    Find out when you can sign up for Medicare. Learn about the different enrollment periods and what happens if you delay signing up.

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  • Determine your medicare eligibility with help from Renew.

    Am I eligible for Medicare?

    If you’re nearing your 65th birthday, your mailbox is probably bursting with advertisements about signing up for Medicare. While turning 65 is generally the first requirement for Medicare eligibility, there are other factors that come into play, too. In this article, we’ll discuss several scenarios and explain what you’ll need to do once you’re ready …

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  • Illustration of the word "Medicare" in a text bubble.

    Medicare 101: Understanding the basics

    Whether you’re just diving into Medicare, or you’ve done enough research to thoroughly confuse yourself, you’re on the right website. Medicare can be very difficult to navigate as there are many important choices and complex terms to sort through. With a clear sense of the basics and your unique needs, you can make Medicare work …

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