Who is Eligible for Medicare?
- Available to those age 65 and older:
- Who are entitled to monthly Social Security benefits
- Spouse also entitled
- Widow or widowers whose spouse was entitled to monthly Social Security benefits
- Available to those who have been entitled to Social Security disability benefits for at least 24 months
- The retirement age for Social Security is increasing until it reaches age 67.
- Age 65 remains as the starting date for Medicare
What are the Parts of Medicare?
Part A – Hospital Insurance
- Helps cover inpatient care in hospitals
- Helps cover skilled nursing facility, hospice, and home health care
Part B – Medical Insurance
- Helps cover doctors’ services and outpatient care
- Helps cover some preventive services to help maintain your health and keep certain illnesses from getting worse
Part C – Medicare Advantage Plans
- A health coverage choice run by private companies approved by Medicare
- Includes Part A, Part B, and usually additional benefits
Part D – Prescription Drug Coverage
- Helps cover the cost of prescription drugs
- Only available through private insurance companies approved by Medicare
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