Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions!

How do I apply for Medicare?

The most convenient method to enroll in Original Medicare is through the Social Security website. Completing the brief Medicare application should not exceed 10 minutes. Simply follow this link.

How do I apply for a Medicare Advantage or Supplement Plan?

Medicare Advantage and Supplement Plans are provided by private insurance companies. Our approachable agents can assist you in discovering a plan that suits your requirements and budget. Keep in mind, our service is free of charge. Just dial (910) 537-3376 to connect with a licensed agent.

Can I apply for Medicare in person?

You can apply in person by visiting a local Social Security office. To apply for an Advantage or Supplement Plan face-to-face, just reach out to our office to schedule an appointment. Remember, you must apply for Original Medicare first before enrolling in an Advantage or Supplement Plan.

Can I get assistance applying for Medicare?

Feel free to reach out to our office at (910) 537-3376, and one of our licensed agents will gladly assist you with the enrollment process.

When should I apply for Medicare?

You can apply for Original Medicare within a 7-month period: starting three months before your 65th birthday month, the month of your birthday, and ending three months after your 65th birthday.

What if I missed my Initial Enrollment Period?

If you missed the 7-month window for Medicare enrollment, your next chance to enroll in Part A and Part B will be during the General Enrollment Period from January 1 to March 31. Your coverage will start on the first day of the month after you enroll. For example, if you sign up on February 10, your coverage will begin on March 1st.

Are there penalties for enrolling late?

If you don’t sign up for Part B coverage during your Initial Enrollment Period, you may face premium penalties for the duration of your Medicare coverage.

When do I get my Medicare card?

You can expect to receive your Medicare card around three weeks after submitting your application.

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