A healthy retirement is a happy retirement. Learn more about Medicare, private insurance, and long-term care options in retirement.
The government also has protections in place to ensure your Social Security Part B premium increase under Medicare doesn’t wipe out your Social Security payment increase.
If you plan to participate in Medicare Parts C and D, you’ll want to make sure you’re picking the right plan. A great start is to pay close attention to Medicare’s star-rating system, which grades plans based on their quality.
Medicare Part B premiums are based on your income, but unless you’re a high earner after retirement, your premiums will likely fall on the lowest tier.