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The road to Medicare

This game can make it easy

Does this sound like you? You're inching closer to your 65th birthday. You have recently retired or retirement is on the horizon. You're looking forward to enjoying some extra free time with your spouse or family. What could be better, right? After years of hard work, it's now time for stress-free living. 

But, wait! Turning 65 means you have to sign up for Medicare. Or, at least start thinking about your options. Plan A, Plan B, Part D — it sounds so confusing! 

But, it doesn't have to be that way. Let us help you know what to do and when, depending on your situation. And, we can even make a game of it.

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Still need more on the ins and outs of Medicare? We can help.

Request your free Medicare Matters guide to learn more about Medicare, when you're eligible and your medical, dental and vision coverage options.

If you live outside Iowa or South Dakota, go to Bcbs.com External Site or call 888-630-2583 to find a Blue Cross Blue Shield plan near you.

Rather hear from others like you?

Check out our Medicare Matters video series. We sat down with people who are getting ready for Medicare. Learn with them as our experts listen to their questions and explain the answers!

Medicare Matters video series

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