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Stop, Look & Listen: Railroad Retirement Benefits Q&A

Answers are provided by Robert S. Kaufman

Questions About Railroad Group Insurance

(Posted April 18, 2014)

Question 1124: When my spouse reaches age 65 and starts receiving Medicare
benefits(11 months before me), does my Rail Road health insurance stop?

Answer: Railroad Group insurance isn't part of the Railroad Retirement System. Your best bet is to ask the Railroad Human Resources Department or the Insurance Carrier who provides the insurance coverage.


Important notice:

Answers are provided as general guidance on the subjects covered in the question and are not provided as legal advice to the questioner or to readers. Any legal issues should be reviewed by your legal counsel to apply the law to the particular facts of this and similar situations.

The law in this area changes frequently. Answers are believed to be correct as of the posting dates shown. The completeness or accuracy of a particular answer may be affected by changes in the law (statutes, regulations, rulings, court decisions, etc.) that occur after the date on which a particular Q&A is posted.


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