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Savvy Senior: What you need to know about Medicare spouse coverage

Dear Savvy Senior,

Are spouses who have not worked outside the home eligible for Medicare benefits? I have worked most of my adult life, but my wife has been a mother and homemaker since we got married and hasn’t held an income-producing job since she was in college. Will she be eligible for Medicare?

Searching Spouse

Dear Searching,

There are many couples in your situation when it comes to applyi...

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