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Medicare Eligible. Can My Adult Child Stay On My Work Insurance?

Kelley-Jensen2Author:  Kelley Filice Jensen

I am 64 years old.  I still work and have my health insurance through my job, but I am thinking about enrolling in Medicare around my 65th birthday, regardless of whether I retire or not.  If I do that, can my child stay on my work’s insurance plan?   He is 23 years old, and a full time student with a part time job that does not offer health insurance.  I am worried about what will happen to him if I go elect Medicare coverage.

Prescription Drugs, age 65 and Medicare Part D

At age 65, many people find themselves using prescription drugs to maintain their health and well being.  But, as we approach 65 and become eligible for medicare, our resources and methods of paying for prescription drugs change.  Here are some common questions about Medicare Part D, as well as information about medicare supplemental insurance.  Do you need medicare explained?

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How will my Rx coverage change when I turn 65?

Medicare Explained

If you are over the age of 64, or if you know someone approaching 65, you are probably considering options for health care coverage and have many questions about Social Security, Medicare, prescriptions and everything else as well as how it all coordinates together.  Click here for other quick tips on picking an individual health insurance plan.

What is medicare, who is eligible, and when are they eligible?

Medicare is health insurance for people age 65 or older, under 65 with certain disabilities or any age with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure).

Is Medicare the same as Social Security?

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