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Medicare becomes the primary insurance if you drop your employer insurance. Up until you drop your employer insurance, Medicare would be your secondary insurance.

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Whose insurance is primary when husband is retired not on medicare and wife is working?

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.


When you have Medicare Part A Insurance and Supplemental coverage which is primary insurer?

Medicare


Do you have to pay the medicare deductible if they are paying secondary to a primary insurance carrier?

Every covered life, whether utilizing Medicare as primary or secondary insurance is subject to the same, annual Medicare deductible.


Would Medicare be your primary or secondary insurance?

We have Medicare and added on Anthem. Does that mean Medicare is primary (Paying 80 percent) , and Anthem is secondary?


Can medicare be used for secondary insurance if the primary insurance is paid by your employer?

Medicare is primary if your group is under 20 lives. 20 lives or more and medicare is secondary to your employer paid group plan.


Do you obtain a authorization for secondary ins when medicare is primary?

after getting the payment from medicare (Primary) then secondary (X/Y/Insurance should pay even if there is no auth. And only this happens if secondary insurance follow medicare guidelines.


What is my primary insurance my husband's plan at work or medicare?

If you are covered under your husband's plan and he is working, his plan is primary to Medicare. If you are not covered under your husband's plan, Medicare is primary.


Will medicare always be your primary insurance?

no, not necessarily


If a small group is in a PEO is medicare primary or secondary?

Medicare is always the primary insurance unless someone is still working


My son receives Social Security disability and Medicare. I also carry him as a dependent on my group health insurance through work. Which insurance (group health from my employer or Medicare) is his primary insurance?

Your job insurance is the primary. Usually medicare/disability comes first then others supplement.


How do you get medicare as your primary insurance if you have horizons select as your primary you want to change?

You cannot decide which insurance is primary and which is secondary. Their is nothing you can do to determine this. Within each policy it specifies when each policy is primary or secondary. With Medicare, it is always going to be secondary to insurance provided by an employer or retirement plan.


Will medicare pay my copay that i have with primary insurance?

No, Not at all....


What kind of insurances does Securehorizons offer?

Secure Horizons offers medical insurance for Medicare. You can chose from Medicare Advantage which is similar to an HMO or Medicare Supplemental which will cover what your primary insurance will not.


What age does Medicare become primary?

Medicare is health insurance for people age 65 or older, under age 65 with certain disabilities, and any age with End-Stage Renal Disease.


What is the best secondary insurance with Medicare?

i have medicare A and B (plus wellcare for drugs).. I recently went on my husband's insurance which became primary as his company has more than 100 employees. Do i need this insurance? someone said i couldn't even do this? once on medicare i will also be primary with medicare? thanks for your help


My mother receives Blue Cross Blue Shield through a job which now pays her disability. She also is covered by medicare. Which insurance company is her primary insurance?

Blue Cross Blue Shield is primary and Medicare is secondary they will the BCBS first and then bill Medicare.


If you are working and you turn 65 do you have to use medicare as aprimary insurance?

Medicare does not require you to use it as your primary insurance; however, your private health insurance carrier probably will, especially if your employer is paying for your health insurance.


What are the rules regarding having dual health insurance after retirement?

assuming you mean at age 65 or beyond, medicare becomes the primary insurance, and your other insurance becomes a medicare supplement.


Medicare Supplemental Insurance?

Choosing the right Medicare supplemental Insurance plan can sometimes be a tough task. Medicare alone often leaves many gaps and does not satisfy the need of many people. Be sure not to confuse primary Medicare with a Medicare supplemental insurance plan. Become familiar with the standard level of coverage provided by Medicare. Once you've identified the gaps, choose a supplemental insurance plan to suite your needs. It will provide you with the added benefits that are not offered anywhere else. It may cost a little extra, but the peace of mind is well worth it.


You have medicare insurance and your spouse has medical insurance provider which includes you which medical insurance is primary nfor you?

If you have medicare and you are a dependent on your spouses medical insurance policy then you would be primary under your spouse and Medicare would be secondary payor. There are a few circumstances where Medicare would be primary but very few (your spouse is covered under COBRA, the group is less than 20 members, or you have end stage renal disease.) Medicare is 99.99 % always secondary because it is a government program (much like Medicaid.) I hope this helps:) Evan


How do Iget Medicare as your primary insurance?

You do not determine which of your insurance policies are primary in cases where you have multiple health insurance policies. The Federal government passed a law several years ago making Medicare secondary to any other health insurance that you have through an employer or retirement program. This transferred billions of dollars per year from the Medicare and Medicaid programs to private insurance companies all at one time.


Can a secondary insurance not pay because we are out of network when Medicare paid primary?

yes


If I have private insurance should I also have medicare?

In general, private insurance companies require their clients to sign up for Medicare as soon as they become eligible.


how do I notify medicare of retirement and no longer have private insurance?

You will automatically be enrolled in Medicare when you reach the age of 65, so you do not need to do anything. If you keep your private insurance, it will become supplemental and cover what Medicare does not.


Do you have to register for medicare when you turn 65 even if you are still working?

Medicare does not require anyone to register at age 65 or any other time. However, your health insurance company might require you to register in order for Medicare to be your primary insurance.