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Social Security, Medicare & Government Pensions:
Get the Most Out of Your Retirement & Medical Benefits

Your complete guide to Social Security retirement and medical benefits

Nolo-Social-SecurityEveryone wants the highest possible retirement and pension income, not to mention the best medical coverage. Find out what you’re entitled to with Social Security, Medicare & Government Pensions—completely updated for 2015.

Social Security benefits. Figure out how to get retirement, disability, dependents and survivors benefits, and 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. Understand what new Medigap policies are available (and old ones that aren’t), 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.

Whether you’re looking for yourself or helping a parent, you’ll find valuable information here, including how to file many essential forms online.

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