Retire On Your Terms

Medicare: Planning for Healthcare Costs in Retirement

In the Medicare: Planning for Health Care Costs in Retirement webinar, Ethan Moore, Technical Director for Integrated, Strategic Communications, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) Office of Communication, offered insights on how to best leverage the Medicare program to meet the rising costs of health care in retirement.

The webinar, which took place on Aug. 7, 2013, was hosted by the Insured Retirement Institute in coordination with the National Retirement Planning Coalition’s focus on planning for health care costs in retirement.

To download a PDF copy of Moore’s CMS-approved presentation from the webinar, click below.
Understanding Medicare IRI Presentation

For more information on Medicare and for additional resources, consult the following resources – as listed on Slide 53 of Moore’s presentation:

Centers for Medicare &
Medicaid Services (CMS)
(TTY 1-877-486-2048)

Social Security
(TTY 1-800-325-0778)

Railroad Retirement Board

State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIPs)
For telephone numbers call CMS
1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227)
1-877-486-2048 for TTY users

Affordable Care Act

Medicare Products

Medicare & You Handbook
CMS Product No. 10050

Your Medicare Benefits
CMS Product No. 10116

Choosing a Medigap Policy: A Guide to Health Insurance for People with Medicare
CMS Product No. 02110

To access these products:

Medicare Planning for Healthcare Costs in Retirement