“What you need to know about your spouse's Medicare coverage”
Key points explained in this article, featuring Medicare expert and 65 Incorporated founder, Diane Omdahl, RN, MS:
- A recent quiz found that most individuals approaching retirement could not correctly answer this question on Medicare eligibility.
- Your spouse may be eligible for Medicare coverage under your work record, provided they are either age 65 or disabled.
- But you do want to pay attention to rules for coordinating employer plans and Medicare — particularly when it comes to your spouse.