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Medicare Moments: Can Enrolling in COBRA Cause a Penalty?


Can enrolling in COBRA cause a Medicare Penalty? Maybe! On this episode of Medicare Moments with Toni King, Toni answers a question from Robert, a 70-year-old former oil industry worker. Robert and his wife are enrolling in Medicare Part B for the first time and, boy are they surprised to find out they’re getting penalized for not enrolling sooner! The couple had assumed that it wasn’t yet necessary to enroll in Part B since they were receiving COBRA after Robert was laid off. What should they have done differently? And, what can you do to avoid Part B penalties when receiving COBRA? Toni King explains!

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Turning 65 in America is a milestone and one of the markers is enrolling in Medicare. But the system is so complicated, and there is a lot of false information out there.


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Originally published October 05, 2022


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