Medicare Part C combines Medicare Parts A (Hospital), B (Doctor and Outpatient) and D (Prescriptions) together. It is most often called a Medicare Advantage plan, an HMO or a PPO.
You have several options for health insurance coverage when you retire but the three most common options are:
You may think it is too early to plan for Long-Term Care needs, or maybe you just don't see it as part of your overall financial or retirement plan. However, over 70% of Americans will require Long-Term Care in retirement.
Beginning in April 2018, Medicare will issue new cards to all Medicare recipients. According to Medicare, the new cards will be sent automatically, so you won't need to do anything.