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Medicare A for 5 years; how to now sign up for B

I started Medicare A in 2013 when I turned 65. In the years since, I have remained on my husband's employer group insurance, so did not need Medicare B. Although he still has this insurance, I would ...
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Social Security and Medicare taxes not withheld [duplicate]

I have been working with same employer in the US since the start of H-1B in 2016. I just noticed that my W2 shows no SS and Medicare paid by employer. Since I applied for a change of status from F1 ...
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FICA not withheld by company, filing as Resident Alien. Can I file before FICA taxes are paid?

My company did not withhold FICA taxes from my paycheck on the assumption I am exempt as I am on F1-visa (OPT). However, while filing taxes I realized I fail the substantial presence test, and am a ...
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Primary and Secondary Health Insurance Interoperation - Copay Reimbursement?

I live in USA and have two types of health insurances - primary (UnitedHealth) one and secondary (Medicare Part B) one. My specialist copay for primary insurance is $50. Can I somehow arrange my ...
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Are Medicare Part B premium income tiers indexed for inflation?

I am looking at the following URL: https://www.medicare.gov/find-a-plan/staticpages/partb-premium.aspx# On this page, I see: Individuals with a MAGI above $107,000 up to $160,000 Married ...
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How likely is it for my Medicaid plan to approve a Prior Authorization?

I just enrolled in Medicaid, specifically the UnitedHealthCare Community Plan in New Jersey. Now most of the medications I'm currently taking are included in the Preferred Drug List, but there are a ...
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Why do I have to pay Medicare payroll deductions while I am retired if I am still working?

If I am retired for the last 5 years, and I have Medicare, why do I still have to pay Medicare payroll deductions if I continue working?
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How does Medicaid compare with private insurance on Healthcare.gov?

How Obamacare works is that if your income is sufficiently low, then you can get Medicaid. And if your income is too high to be eligible for Medicaid, then you'll get a Premium Tax Credit (aka the ...
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USA Health Insurance for Senior

I am US Citizen. A valid greencard holder lives with me. She immigrated to USA. I work and cover my family, not her (my mother in law). She is sweet lady and senior citizen, in relatively good health....
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If I had no income due to a net operating loss, will I be refunded the Social Security and Medicare taxes withheld?

I spoke to a CPA about my 2015 tax situation. I had a job in 2015, but I also had stock trading losses that exceeded the salary that I received from the job. The CPA said that I traded enough that ...
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what is the point of the part b late enrollment penalty?

Quoting https://www.medicare.gov/your-medicare-costs/part-b-costs/penalty/part-b-late-enrollment-penalty.html, In most cases, if you don't sign up for Part B when you're first eligible, you'll ...