Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Health Care in Retirement

Health care costs are one of the biggest expenses in retirement. Do you know your options? During this video, we provide an overview of Medicare and the benefit options you'll have in retirement. We talk about the costs associated with retiree health care and provide you with resources to help you get more information.

We also highlight the MERS Retiree Health Care Exchange and talk about how you can use the MERS Health Care Savings Program in tandem to assist with premium costs.

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Overview of the MERS Defined Contribution Plan Resources

Health Care in Retirement Handout (pdf)

MERS Health Care Exchange webpage (external webpage) (external webpage)

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