How to Enroll in Medicare

Before you can add any bells and whistles to your Medicare coverage, you first need to enroll in the base model: Original Medicare. In this video we’ll cover how to enroll in Medicare Part A and Part B. We’ll also cover when you should enroll, which can get tricky if you delay retirement past age 65.

Here's what you'll learn:

  • Who is eligible for Medicare
  • When to enroll in Medicare
  • How to enroll in Medicare

Use this printable worksheet to help you determine your Medicare enrollment period.

Download a transcript of the video for easy reading.

Welcome Packet

Download our Medicare Welcome Packet, which includes a checklist to track your progress in this Medicare series. It also includes helpful material to accompany each lesson.

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