As Medicare agents, we get all sorts of questions about Medicare. We are dedicated to helping kupuna understand and benefit from their Medicare plans in every way possible. Today we are going to answer some of the most common Medicare questions that we are asked. We hope you will find the information helpful and if you have any further questions, we encourage you to reach out to our agency to schedule a free appointment with one of our caring agents. This is an especially great time to schedule an appointment because we are in the middle of the Annual Enrollment Period (Oct. 15-Dec. 7).
Common Medicare Questions Answered
Will I automatically be enrolled in Medicare when I turn 65?
If you are already receiving Social Security, Railroad Retirement, or disability benefits, you will be automatically enrolled in both Medicare Part A and Part B. All you need to do is sign your Medicare card. If you are not receiving any of these benefits but wish to enroll in Medicare, contact a local Medicare agent or the Social Security Administration at 1-800-772-1213 for help.
How do I know if I have Medicare coverage?
The Social Security Administration has your Medicare status. Call them or contact your local Social Security office to verify your Medicare Part A and Part B coverage. Click here for Hawaii offices.
How can I get a replacement Medicare card?
If you lose your card, you can order a replacement card by calling the Social Security Administration or by visiting their web site. You will need your Medicare number when you call.