New To Medicare

If you’re new to Medicare and haven’t yet enrolled, we recommend that you contact the Social Security Administration about three months before you expect to become eligible. Ask if you’re going to be eligible for Medicare Part A and Part B.

  • Learn about getting help paying.
  • If you’re a Vermont resident with additional questions, you may call our Senior HelpLine. Our SHIP (Senior Health Insurance Assistance Program) staff can help you to compare the available plans and learn about payment assistance.
  • Navigating the various decisions about your health insurance coverage can be confusing, be sure to get advice from SHIP, the experts!
  • Take one of our free Medicare classes.