Medical Benefits of Active Employees Turning 65

Faculty and staff with medical coverage through Princeton University who turn 65 while actively working in a benefits-eligible position should review the following important information about their medical benefits and Medicare.

The above information provides general guidance, and the Benefits Team recommends that active employees evaluate their specific situation and options prior to making a decision on whether or not to elect coverage with Medicare upon attaining age 65. Individuals may contact Social Security at (800) 772-1213 or go to for additional information about Medicare.