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Getting Started With Medicare

Getting started with Medicare can be confusing. We’re here to help you make Medicare choices with confidence. Whether you are new to Medicare, an existing BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee member or researching Medicare information for a loved one – we have the tools and resources to guide you through the process.

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How Medicare Works

Ready to get started with Medicare? Let's take a look at how the different "parts" of Medicare work together - and how they can help you manage your health care costs.

How Medicare Works

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How to Enroll in Medicare

Whether you are turning 65 this year or have a special circumstance that makes you eligible — learn how to enroll in a Medicare plan.

How to Enroll

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Common Medicare Words

There are many different terms used when explaining Medicare. See the full list of commonly used Medicare words and easy-to-understand definitions.

Common Medicare Words

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Other Website Resources

There are plenty of great online resources for Medicare information. We recommend these sites for Tennessee Medicare beneficiaries and their families.

Other Website Resources

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Medicare Questions and Answers

Get answers to your questions about Medicare eligibility, Medicare Advantage plans, prescription drug coverage, Medicare supplemental coverage and more.

Medicare Questions and Answers

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Enroll Now

Are you ready to choose your plan? Here's where to go to enroll.

Find a Plan


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