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10 Common (and Costly) Medicare Mistakes

10 Common (and Costly) Medicare Mistakes

October 10, 2023

As we age, one consideration that weighs on most people is the cost of healthcare in retirement. While we can’t truly predict the cost, we can take time to educate ourselves about the options or resources available to help pay for health-related expenses. The most common resource for retirees is Medicare.

Did you know that 72% of people over age 50 wish they better understood the topic of Medicare?1 Despite being a key retirement decision for today’s seniors, this lack of understanding can often lead to costly (sometimes permanent) mistakes.

To better prepare you for this vital piece of your retirement journey, read “10 Common and Costly Medicare Mistakes.” Knowing the pitfalls – and how to avoid them – can save you both time and frustration.

We continually seek to provide informational resources that can give you the knowledge to make informed decisions. We hope you’ll find it to be a good resource. Please reach out if you have questions or concerns or would like to have a conversation; that’s what we’re here for.

1. Nationwide Retirement institute®. Health Care Insights from the 2018 Nationwide® Health Care and Long-Term Care Consumer Survey.