Phil’s Medicare Weblinks

This list literally was years in the making. Please let me know if a link is broken. Thanks.

My Medicare

Help with your Medicare choices

When can I join, switch, or drop a plan?

Special Enrollment Periods

Get started with Medicare

Original Medicare enrollment periods

Medicare’s annual enrollment period is October 15 – December 7

Medicare Advantage open enrollment period

Working past 65

Request for Employment Information
(automatic download of PDF)

Application for Enrollment in Medicare Part B
(automatic download of PDF)

Medicare savings programs for lower-income beneficiaries

The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program and Medicare
(automatic download of PDF)

Medicare & You
(automatic download of PDF)

Contact Medicare

Medicare costs

Does your provider accept Medicare as full payment?

Concierge care

IRS Publication 969
Health Savings Accounts and Other Tax-Favored Health Plans
(automatic download of PDF)

How a non-working spouse can get premium-free Part A

What Part A covers

What Part B covers

Form to Terminate Part A and/or B
(automatic download of PDF)

Inpatient hospital care

Medicare Coverage of Skilled Nursing Facility Care
(automatic download of PDF)

Medicare Hospice Benefits
(automatic download of PDF)

How Hospice Works


Medicare Dental Coverage

Is my test, item, or service covered?

Home health services

Find a home health agency

Durable medical equipment (DME) coverage

Your Guide to Medicare’s Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, & Supplies (DMEPOS) Competitive Bidding Program
(automatic download of PDF)

Medicare Coverage of Kidney Dialysis & Kidney Transplant Services

Who are the MACs

Medicare Part B Income-Related Monthly Adjustment Amounts

What Is the Difference Between AGI and MAGI on Your Taxes?

IRMAA Life-Changing Event form
(may not be updated with 2023 IRMAA brackets)

Medicare Premiums: Rules for Higher-Income Beneficiaries

Medicare Part B IRMAA Premium Appeals

Avoid late enrollment penalties

Acknowledgment of Request for Medicare Premium Part A Termination
(automatic download of PDF)

How do I terminate my Medicare Part B (medical insurance)?

Request for Termination of Premium Hospital and/or Supplementary Medical Insurance
(automatic download of PDF)

Request for Reconsideration
[Used to appeal Social Security Medicare enrollment decisions]
(automatic download of PDF)

Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set Aside Arrangements

What’s Medicare Supplement Insurance (Medigap)?

2022 Choosing a Medigap Policy
(automatic download of PDF)

Find a Medigap policy that works for you

When can I buy Medigap?

Medigap guaranteed issue rights

Kaiser Family Foundation
Medigap Enrollment and Consumer Protections Vary Across States
(automatic download of PDF)


Medicare Advantage Plans

Find Medicare health & drug plans

Medicare Special Needs Plans (SNP)


Your Guide to Prescription Drug Coverage
(automatic download of PDF)

Monthly premium for drug plans

How Part D works with other insurance

Extra Help for Part D drug costs

Costs in the coverage gap (the “donut hole”)

Part D late enrollment penalty
Find a Pharmaceutical Assistance Program for the drugs you take


Filing complaints about your health or drug plan

State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)

Medicare Rights Center

The Center for Medicare Advocacy

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

National Association of Area Agencies on Aging



Veterans Health Administration