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AARP's Medicare Question and Answer Tool

How Medicare Works With Other Coverage

 

En español | Do you have coverage from another source in addition to Medicare? AARP’s Medicare Question and Answer Tool is a starting point to guide you through how Medicare works with other health coverage.

 

 

Employer Sponsored Coverage

COBRA

  • Q. Can I have COBRA coverage and Medicare at the same time?

    A. It depends on which plan you have first. Generally, if you already have COBRA when you enroll in Medicare, your COBRA coverage usually ends on the date you enroll in Medicare. — To view the complete answer, select the question above.

Prescription Drug

TRICARE

Veterans

Indian Health Service

 

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