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Starting Medicare

Starting Medicare: 4 Common Situations To Navigate

January 29, 2019

I don’t know where to begin. Transitioning to Medicare can feel absolutely overwhelming. That’s why you need a great partner who can help you before and after you enroll. United Medicare Advisors (UMA) has a library of great Medicare resources available online, but we’re also a team of real people who can help you find…

When is the next time to change Medicare?

Medicare while working past age 65

November 16, 2018

Enrolling in Medicare is an important milestone in your life. To gain the maximum benefits from your health care, however, you have to sign up at the right time. If you’re considering getting Medicare before you stop working, make sure you understand the impact this decision could have on your health care options as well…

Medicare & VA benefits: how they work together

VA & Medicare Benefits: How They Work Together

September 17, 2018

The Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA) and Medicare are two separate medical coverage programs. If you served in the military, you might have access to VA benefits and Medicare. How do the two types of coverage work together? When You Use a VA Hospital If you get medical care at a VA hospital, your VA…