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What to Do When an Employee...

Turns 65

When your sponsored employees or their spouses turn 65 and become eligible for Medicare, there may be changes to their health benefits. The determination of whether Medicare becomes the primary payer or whether the ELCA health plan remains primary depends on the number of employees at your organization.

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The Medicare eligibility date is the first day of the month in which the individual turns 65, unless his/her birthday is on the first of the month — then the eligibility date is the first of the previous month.