Health Insurance & Medicare Plans for Employers, Individuals & Retirees

Medicare Coverage Planning


When do I need to apply for Medicare Part A & B?

If you're turning 65 and:  

  • You are currently covered through an employer plan, and the employer has less than 20 employees;
  • You currently have individual coverage through the New York State of Health, COBRA or Direct Coverage;
  • Or you plan to retire;

You will need to apply for Medicare Part A & B.  Medicare Part A & B must be in place by your 65th birthday month.  There may be other situations that are not listed above, where you will also need to apply for Medicare Part A & B, without regard to employer size.  You should always consult with your Human Resources Personnel, or call my office for a private consultation. 

How do I apply for Medicare Part A & B?

  1. You can visit your local Social Security Office
  2. Or you can apply online by clicking the link below

Medicare Benefits |Social Security online Application

What should I do after applying for Medicare Part A & B?

Schedule your private and complimentary consultation with Rose DiVirgilio to review your Medicare coverage options, and help you enroll in a plan that's right for you.  

Schedule an appointment with Rose DiVirgilio

How do I know which Plan is right for me?

Medicare Supplement, Medicare Advantage, Part D drug coverage — the options seem endless! Don’t worry, Medicareful is here to help. By clicking on the site below, and entering your zip code, you’ll unlock the Medicare plans available in your area. You can navigate them on your own or schedule an appointment with Rose DiVirgilio to help you enroll. 

Visit Medicareful/dbr to preview plans