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Social Security, Medicare & government pensions : get the most out of your retirement & medical benefits / Attorney Joseph L. Matthews.


"Your complete guide to Social Security retirement and medical benefits. The rules for claiming Social Security benefits have changed. Find out if you can still choose between your own benefits and spousal benefits. Learn this and more with Social Security, Medicare & Government Pensions— completely updated for 2023. Social Security benefits. Figure out how to get retirement, disability, dependents, and survivors benefits, or Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Decide whether it's best to claim benefits early, at full retirement age, or not until you turn 70— and how to time your claims so you and your spouse get the best benefits. Medicare & Medicaid. Learn how to qualify for and enroll in both programs, including Medicare Part D drug coverage. Medigap insurance & Medicare Advantage plans. Compare Medigap and Medicare Advantage plans, and choose what's best for you. Government pensions & veterans benefits. Discover when and how to claim the benefits you have earned. What's new in 2023? Lower drug costs under Part D, new Medicare costs and Social Security amounts for 2023, and changes to some Medigap plans. Whether you're looking for yourself or helping a parent, you'll find valuable information here to help get the benefits you've earned." -- Description provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781413330502
  • ISBN: 1413330509
  • Physical Description: 500 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Twenty-eigth edition.
  • Publisher: [Berkeley, California] : Nolo Law for All, [2023].

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
"New Social Security & Medicare info for 2023"--Cover.
"This book covers only United States law, unless it specifically states otherwise"--Title page verso.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: Your Social Security, Medicare & government pensions companion -- Social Security: the basics -- Social Security retirement benefits -- Social Security disability benefits -- Social Security dependents benefits -- Social Security survivors benefits -- When to claim Social Security benefits, and which one to claim -- Supplemental security income -- Applying for benefits -- Appealing a Social Security decision -- Federal civil service retirement benefits -- Veterans benefits -- Medicare -- Medicare procedures: enrollment, claims, and appeals -- Medigap insurance -- Medicare Part C: Medicare Advantage plans -- Medicaid and state supplements to Medicare.
Subject: Social security > Law and legislation > United States > Popular works.
Medicare > Popular works.
Pensions > Law and legislation > United States > Popular works.
Genre: Law for laypersons.

Available copies

  • 4 of 5 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 3 of 3 copies available at Camden County Library.


  • 0 current holds with 5 total copies.
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Camden County Library District - Camdenton 344.7302 Matthews (Text) 31320003912453 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Camden County Library District - Osage Beach 344.7302 Matthews (Text) 31320003912685 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Camden County Library District - Sunrise Beach 344.7302 Matthews (Text) 31320003912677 Adult Nonfiction Available -

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