Working past traditional retirement age used to be uncommon. Now there are far more Americans aged 65 and older in the workforce than there were 3 decades ago. The number of employed Americans rose by 35% between 2011 and 2016 according to a December 2017 study completed by Senior Living. Medicare used to be only thought of as retirement health insurance, but many who qualify may not be retired at all.
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If you are age 65 or older and are losing or leaving your group health insurance, you will need to plan meticulously if you are considering COBRA as your insurance option. The role that COBRA plays in the transition from group health insurance to Medicare is often misunderstood. We're here to clear a few things up.