Even if clients who are seniors don't bring it up, advisers should talk to them about Medicare, according to this article. Allsup, a provider of advice about Medicare, reports that less than 30% of clients who are seniors have discussed Medicare with their advisers. The article suggests that advisers encourage clients to evaluate Medicare plan choices as part of retirement planning when they first become eligible. Utilize The CPA's Guide to Financing Retirement Healthcare and resources for 2013 Medicare Part D open enrollment from the AICPA PFP Division to help your clients make Medicare decisions.
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