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Will I have to change health insurance when I retire?

Will I have to change health insurance when I retire?

| November 21, 2018

There are a lot of moving parts when it comes to deciding what health insurance is most appropriate for a client about to retire. This is especially true for clients who may not be ready to apply for Medicare.

To help make it easier, we have created the “Will I Have To Change Healthcare Coverage As I Transition Into Retirement?” flowchart. It addresses common health insurance related issues for clients about to retire and evaluating their healthcare options:

  • Medicare consideration
  • Expected retirement age
  • COBRA coverage
  • HSA coordination
  • Employer-sponsored health plan options
  • Impact if employer has less than 20 employees

Updated 4/18/19

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