Medicare is a government-funded health insurance program that helps pay for medical expenses when you’re sick or injured. It’s mostly for people who are 65 or older, but you may also be eligible if you have certain disabilities or have kidney disease.
Frequently Asked Questions
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Depending on your eligibility, Medicare is divided into different types of coverage for different people and you can choose which parts you want when you sign up.
You may be eligible for Medicare if you:
You are automatically enrolled in Medicare Part A and Part B when you start to receive Social Security Benefits at, or after, age 65. If you are disabled or have kidney disease, you should contact your local Social Security office to find out if you might be eligible now.