​​​How do I sign up for Medicare?

  • Apply online at Social Security:  https://secure.ssa.gov/iClaim/rib
  • Visit your local Social Security Office
  • ​Call Social Security at 1-800-772-1213 (Available 24/7)
  • OR



Medicare: www.medicare.gov

1‑800‑MEDICARE (1‑800‑633‑4227)

TTY users call 1-877-486-2048

Get information 24 hours a day, including ​weekends.

Important Resources:

Social Security

www.socialsecurity.gov
1-800-772-1213
TTY users call 1-800-325-0778

What is Medicare Supplemental Insurance and why do I need it?

Medicare Supplemental products, also known as "Medigap" exist to provide coverage or fill the gaps for costs not covered by Original Medicare - which typically covers 80% of medicare approved services.


​ The plans are standardized but the costs are not and do  vary from company to company.  


That is why it's important to call Senior Benefits Network,  as independent insurance agents we work with a multitude of companies to shop your plan type and rates to provide the right option for your needs and budgets. 


No need to pay more for the same standardized plan that provides the same coverage!  

Should I get a Dental, Hearing and Vision plan?

YES!  Medicare doesn’t cover everything.  Some of the items and services that Medicare doesn’t cover include:  

  • Most dental care  
  • Eye examinations related to prescribing glasses
  • Dentures 
  • Cosmetic surgery 
  • Acupuncture 
  • Hearing aids and exams for fitting them 
  • Long-term care  
  • Concierge care (also called concierge medicine, retainer-based medicine, boutique medicine, platinum practice, or direct care)


What are the different Parts of Medicare?

Common Questions

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