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Get the most out of your retirement and medical benefits. Navigate the complex and often daunting Social Security and Medicare systems using the resources and information in this guide. Learn how to:
Determine the amount of benefits you're entitled to
Qualify and apply for Medicare and Medicaid, including Part D prescription drug coverage
Understand Medigap and Medicare Advantage plans
Claim earned federal civil service pension, disability. Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and veterans' benefits
Time your retirement to get the best results
Determine if you still qualify to "file and suspend" or choose between your own benefits and spousal benefits
This edition includes information on the end of the donut hole for brand-name prescription drugs, updated benefit numbers for Social Security and Medicare and new Medicare Advantage features and enrollment provisions
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RELATED RESOURCE: Click to see the related e-learning course Understanding Social Security.
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