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Health Insurance Before 65 Guide

A Simple Guide for Planning Your Health Insurance Before 65 (and Medicare)

Avoid Coverage Blind Spots

A little help can make comparing your options that much easier.

Purchasing health insurance on your own, before Medicare, can be eye-opening. If it's early retirement or a short-term gap to 65, the choices you make can impact your retirement budget. However, when you get the coverage you need, it can set you up to reach the financial security you want in retirement.


If you're unsure how to get from A to Medicare, our guide offers a closer look at health insurance options before 65.

My Options

Because you want to make the most of enrollment and coverage.

Costs & Strategy

Early retirement or a few more years to go, make your money and health insurance work for you.


Learn the basics now, so you get a better idea of what ‘health insurance’ looks like at age 65 and beyond.

The Right Plan Can Save You From Headaches and High Costs, Too.

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During the last few years before retirement, it's all about the numbers. To fulfill your vision for the golden years, you must account for everything along the way. Unexpected health costs can derail your plans for retirement if you're not prepared. Coverage that can meet your needs is a financial safeguard against the unexpected.

It's not easy to compare plans and benefits if you don't know where to begin. GoHealth licensed insurance agents can help you decide with confidence.

Insurance Before 65 Guide Articles

My Options

Health coverage plays an essential role in retirement planning. Learn how you can cover the gap to Medicare. Don't let the wrong health insurance keep you for living the lifestule your want in retirement.

Health Insurance Before 65

Costs & Strategy

Know your options for managing health costs and savings before you reach 65.

Healthcare Costs HSA Planning


Get the most out of your Medicare benefits when you’re eligible. It’s never too early to learn.

Intro to Medicare

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