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Medicare Made Clear Quiz

No pop quizzes here—this is purely voluntary—because taking a quiz can help you figure out what you know and what you still need to learn about Medicare.

After completing the quiz, you can get a copy of your answers and links to additional resources to continue your Medicare journey.


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When are most people eligible for Medicare?

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Correct: Most people are eligible for Medicare benefits when they turn 65. Social Security eligibility starts at age 62.
Not Quite: Most people are eligible for Medicare benefits when they turn 65. Social Security eligibility starts at age 62.

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If you want regular doctor visits covered, which part of Medicare do you need?

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Correct: Part B covers regular doctor visits plus preventive care and outpatient services to help you live a healthier life.
Not Quite: Part B covers regular doctor visits plus preventive care and outpatient services to help you live a healthier life.

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You may have to pay a late penalty fee if you don't enroll in a Medicare prescription drug plan (Part D) when you're first eligible.

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Correct: You may have to pay a penalty if you delay Part D enrollment and don’t have other comparable drug coverage. The penalty for late enrollment is 1% of the average Part D premium for each month you delay coverage. Eligibility for Part D begins once you’re enrolled in Part A, Part B or both.
Not Quite: You may have to pay a penalty if you delay Part D enrollment and don't have other comparable drug coverage. The penalty for late enrollment is 1% of the average Part D premium for each month you delay coverage. Eligibility for Part D begins once you're enrolled in Part A, Part B or both.

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Which of the following is not covered by Original Medicare (Parts A & B)?

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Correct: These are some of the things that Medicare doesn’t cover. You will also share the cost for some things Medicare does cover. To get more coverage you can add a Part D plan and supplement Medicare insurance to Original Medicare or choose a Medicare Advantage plan.
Not Quite: These are some of the things that Medicare doesn’t cover. You will also share the cost for some things Medicare does cover. To get more coverage you can add a Part D plan and supplement Medicare insurance to Original Medicare or choose a Medicare Advantage plan.

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How would you describe yourself?

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