Medicare Moment by Phil Moeller: The BENES Act


The BENES Act, passed in 2020, reduces the waiting periods for Medicare to take effect. This can make a big difference for older adults who turn 65.

Medicare and retirement expert Phil Moeller digs into what the BENES Act is and what it can mean for people enrolling in Medicare. 

Author bio

Philip Moeller is the principal author of the Get What’s Yours series of books about Social Security, Medicare, and health care. Read his Substack newsletter and his posts on Threads @healthauthor.

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