Mike explains the different ways to enroll in Parts A and B.
Enrolling in Medicare Parts A and B can be done in four different ways, and it’s important to choose the method that works best for you. You can enroll three different ways:
If you are going to sign up for Medicare online you may need to set up a Login.gov account or ID.me account. This is required if you didn’t create a My Social Security Account prior to Sept 18, 2021. Here’s a guide:
Go to SSA.gov: Click on “Sign In.” Choose sign in with Login.gov.
Go Back to SSA.gov: Now you go back to SSA.gov. Follow the instructions below for sign up for Medicare.
Mike Bauer explains how to Set Up A Login.gov account (you may need this before signing up for Medicare.)
Mike explains how to sign up for Parts A & B online.
How to sign up for Medicare online. Just follow these steps:
Choose Your Coverage: You’ll get to choose whether you want Part A, Part B, or both. It is assumed you know you are getting part A. Choose part B if you want to. Some people delay part B because they have creditable employer coverage in place.
Complete the Form: Take form CMS-L564 to your employer. Fill out section A and have your employer fill out section B of CMS-L564 and have them sign it. Now, fill in the required information on the online form, including your personal details and any other relevant information. Then scan a copy to upload at the bottom of the Part B application page.