Signing Up Late for Medicare Part B Can Trigger a Lifelong Penalty
Every day, 10,000 baby boomers — people age 51 to 69 — turn 65 and become eligible for Medicare. According to a recent survey by the Medicare Rights Center in New York, many are unclear about whether and when to sign up for Part B, which covers outpatient medical care, including most doctor visits.
David Wingate is an elder law attorney. The elder law practice consists of wills, powers of attorneys, trusts, estate planning, asset [protection, and Medicaid Frederick and Montgomery Counties, Maryland.