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How do you qualify for Medicare?

In order to qualify for Medicare you must be 65 years old or else currently suffering from a qualifying disability. You must also be a US citizen or permanent resident and cu (MORE)

How can do i get Medicare?

1) over 65; 2) meet citizenship requirements; 3) have credit for 40 quarters in "covered employment" (i.e., employment for which you/your employer paid Medicare premiums).
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Where can you apply for Medicare?

One can apply for medicare in person at a local Social Security office or online at Social Security and at the Medicare website. The online application only takes ten minutes (MORE)

Do you have to have medicare?

There is no legal requirement to sign up for Medicare. However, some private insurance plans impose penalties on Medicare-eligible persons who do not sign up.
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How do you get medicare?

You can apply for Medicare 3 months prior to your 65th birthday, the month of your birthday, and 3 months following your 65th birthday. Check out this page for information on (MORE)

Who finances Medicare?

During your working life, you pay Medicare tax out of your paycheck. That tax pays for your Part A Medicare, which is the hospitalization portion of Medicare. Then when you en (MORE)

What is a medicare supplement and a medicare replacement?

Medicare supplement pays part or all of your deductibles and copays  that you have with Medicare parts A and B. A "Medicare replacement"  is actually Medicare advantage. The (MORE)

What is Medicare B?

  Part B helps cover medically-necessary services like doctors' services, outpatient care, and other medical services. Part B also covers some preventive services. You can (MORE)

How do you enroll in Medicare?

Call your local Social Security office - they are the ones who can sign you up.
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What is Medicare carve out?

A Medicare carve out is the use of private insurance to enhance the  coverage of Medicare insurance. There are several different plans  to choose from that work along with M (MORE)