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Medicare Information

Are you nearing Medicare eligibility? Wondering what to do six months before turning 65? Nearing retirement and Medicare eligible? You will find helpful information to guide you towards your next steps are as you near this milestone.

Turning 65 Flowchart (pdf)

Spouse Turning 65 Flowchart (pdf)



Additional Medicare topics provided by K-State Research & Extension:

The State of Kansas offers a Medigap policy for employees retiring that are Medicare eligible. By enrolling the State's Medigap policy, you may maintain the same dental and vision coverage as you currently have.

Information regarding Medicare Part A, Medicare Part B and Medicare Part D and other Medicare supplemental plans can be found at:

Social Security Administration (SSA) is your starting place for enrollment into Medicare Part A and Medicare Part B. Information, including locations and phone number can be found at www.ssa.gov/.

Not interested in the State of Kansas Medigap supplemental plan? Check out the Senior Health Insurance Counseling for Kansas (SHICK) information at www.kdads.ks.gov


If you have more questions, please contact Benefits at benefits@k-state.edu or call 785-532-6277.