October 2, 2023 – On today's Lifetime Planning segment of the Financial Sense Newshour, Jim Puplava speaks with Medicare expert Brian McArthur at DesignMyMedicare.com on how to avoid late enrollment penalties when applying for Medicare. Brian outlines the most common scenarios where people inadvertently end up paying additional fees if they do not enroll by age 65. Just this year, as well, Medicare patients were dropped from a large health provider. Brian discusses why this happened and whether this may be a sign of a wider issue set to impact Medicare patients across the United States. To contact Brian about any of the issues discussed today or to set up an appointment, go to DesignMyMedicare.com and click Make an Appointment.