Mercer Releases 2013 Guide to Social Security

January 8, 2013 ( - Mercer’s “2013 Guide to Social Security” and “2013 Medicare” booklet give simple explanations of both national programs, recent changes, and cost and benefit amounts for 2013.

The “2013 Guide to Social Security” is a 64-page booklet that includes: 

  • Major Social Security program changes for 2013; 
  • Retirement benefits – early, late and delayed retirement information, with examples; 
  • Disability and survivor benefits; 
  • Who receives benefits; 
  • Easy-reference monthly benefit tables; Medicare benefits overview – eligibility and enrollment; 
  • “To Do” section; and 
  • Answers to frequently asked questions about Social Security. 


Mercer’s 2013 Medicare 32-page booklet includes information about: 

  • Major Medicare changes for 2013; 
  • What is covered and not covered; 
  • Enrollment and eligibility; 
  • Part A (Hospital Insurance); 
  • Part B (Medical Insurance); 
  • Part C (Medicare Advantage Plans); and 
  • Part D (Outpatient Prescription Drug Plan). 


Visit or call 800-333-3070 for more information and to purchase the booklets. The minimum order for the Guide is 25 copies at $7.40 each (quantity discounts are available, e.g., 100 copies at $6.15 each). The minimum order for the Medicare booklet is 100 copies at $3.55 each (quantity discounts are available, e.g., 500 copies at $3.10 each).