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Answered 2010-11-20 22:52:12

With Medicare, you are on your own plan individually. Your wife, when eligible, would be on her own plan and not added to your existing plan.

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It the wife has her husband on her work insurance plan than that is his primary insurance. If he is not covered on her plan then he would need to buy his own insurance. Once he gets on Medicare that would become his primary insurance. If his wife is still working once he gets on Medicare the primary carrier is determined by how many people work for her company. If there are less than 100 employees then Medicare would be primary.

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Can your wife get Medicare in 65?

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Does my Medicare cover your wife too?

If you are eligible for Medicare, your spouse is eligible (but s/he must apply).

When you are 65 and get on Medicare can your wife also be on Medicare even if she is not 65?

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How do you maintain health insurance coverage for your wife and son after you turn 65 and are eligible for Medicare?

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Can husband drop wife from insurance if not divorced?

can a husband drop wife from insurance if not divorced.

What does the D6 mean on Medicare card?

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Can a US citizen who is unemployed sponsor his wife whose I-94 has not expired yet for US citizenship?

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Which medical insurance is primary for the wife when the husband and wife each have insurance through their jobs?

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I was diagnosed with two brain tumors. I had the first one out last week and the second one will be removed this coming Friday. I am self employed and do not have health insurance. My wife is unemployed. Can you help me?

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Does it affect our tax return because wife owes child support even if she is unemployed?


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Is your wife covered under Blue Shield and Medicare if you die?

Is ones spouse covered under Medicare and Blue Shield when the primary carrier dies.

Do you have to provide life insurance for your x-wife?

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What president and his wife were the first 2 to receive medicare cards?

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Is wife responsible for paying child support if husband unemployed?

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What does a DV stand for after the Medicare number?

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