Maintaining appropriate health insurance is very important both before and during retirement. Medicare is a United States federal health insurance program for Americans age 65 and older and the disabled. Once you turn age 65, you will likely be eligible for Medicare coverage, which will probably cover a lot of your medical expenses but likely not everything. Medicare generally covers less than a private health insurance plan.
Fortunately, there exist private Medicare Advantage Plans & Medigap Plans that may be purchased to cover many of the expenses ordinary Medicare does not. The sites listed below allow you to compare multiple plans to help you find the best plan and save money:
For additional information about Medicare, see our Medicare articles in the Personal Finance section of the site.