"Medicare & You" handbook

What is it?

The "Medicare & You" handbook is mailed to all Medicare households each fall. It includes a summary of Medicare 

Benefits [Glossary]

, rights, and protections; lists of available health and drug plans; and answers to frequently asked questions about Medicare.

When should I get it?

Late September. You can also sign up to get this handbook electronically at MyMedicare.gov. You won't get a printed copy if you choose to get it electronically.

Who sends it?


What should I do if I get this handbook?

Download a sample

See "Medicare & You" for more information.

Publication, product, or other number

Product No. 10050

Unofficial name

Not available at this time