Can those receiving Medicare work?

Many people who are receiving Medicare wonder if they can work. The answer is, yes.  Medicare recipients can receive Medicare benefits and still work. They may work for transition period  under ticket to work or Social Security’s work incentives programs. There are three time frames you must understand. The first, the trial work period, is a nine-month period during which you may test your ability to work and receive full Medicare benefits. The second, is the extended period of eligibility. For 36 months, you may still collect Medicare benefits in any month you are...

What Age For Medicare Eligibility?

When you think of Medicare, you probably assume that it is for those of retirement age. That is true, however medicare covers more than just those who have worked all their lives. Some people could be eligible now and not know it.  Who’s eligible at 65? Spouses–if you were a stay-at-home spouse or parent, you may receive Medicare benefits at age 65 based on your spouse’s work record. If a spouse has the required 40 credits and you have been married for at least a year, you could qualify for Medicare benefits.  Those still working and retirees–In...