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There's no law/regulation requiring this; however, your private insurer might require it.


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If/when your spouse is 65, s/he will probably qualify for Medicare as your spouse. At that time, her/his private insurance will probably insist that s/he apply for Medicare.

Assuming that you have paid Medicare payroll taxes, then you are eligible to join Medicare when you turn 65. You can become covered by Medicare before age 65, if you are considered disabled by Social Security.

No. You must be 65 years of age or older or you must have been receiving disability benefits for 24 months in order to be eligible for Medicare. Unless your wife is disabled, she can not join Medicare till age 65.

Medicare is withheld from virtually all earnings.

A spouse can get Medicare if her husband is eligible for the program.

You can enroll in Medicare after age 65, but you will likely not be able to backdate coverage to your 65th birthday.

AnswerMedicare only gives individual coverage so whether or not you can get it has nothing to do with your husband. If you're 65 or disabled you can get it.

You can start drawing your social security check at age 62, but Medicare starts at age 65. The only way to get Medicare prior to age 65 is by a court qualifying you for a disability.

No, but your private insurance carrier might require you to do so.

Yes, Medicare is primary. Medicaid is always the payor of last resort.

Medicare is not automatic. One should file an application 2-3 months prior to age 65.

Medicare is a health insurance program for:people age 65 or older,people under age 65 with certain disabilities

yes, Medicare covers delivery. Medicare is for those over 65 years old, and/or disabled and who have contributed to the Medicare system through payroll deductions. Although it would be unusual to deliver at age 65+ it is entirely possible to be disabled by Medicare standards and still get pregnant and deliver a baby.

if or went i turn 65 the money put in medicare setback not spended , do i get it back or does medicare keep it?

Medicare does not require anyone to register at age 65 or any other time. However, your health insurance company might require you to register in order for Medicare to be your primary insurance.

Yes, you are eligible for Medicare when you turn 65. Take a look at this book to get a better understanding of your eligibility for Medicare: (See related link below for a pdf booklet.)

Medicare is health insurance for people age 65 or older, under age 65 with certain disabilities, and any age with End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) (permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or a kidney transplant). Keep in mind Medicare is individual coverage, so your wife would need to qualify for Medicare by herself and cannot be added to your Medicare.

The Medicare tax that is deducted from your paycheck pays for your Medicare Part A insurance, so that you'll be able to use it when you turn 65. Medicare Part A is the hospitaliztion portion of Medicare. Once you turn 65, you'll pay for Medicare Part B that will be automatically deducted from your Social Security check. For 2009, that amount is $96.40/month if you make less than $85000.00 per year. Medicare Part B is the medical/doctor's office portion of your Medicare.

Medicare is for those over 65 or those that are disabled. It does not typically cover childbirth.

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No. Medicare is a public health insurance plan for those over 65 and certain disabled persons. has no Medicare plans for the general public of any age.

Medicare is health insurance for people age 65 or older, under age 65 with certain disabilities, and any age with End-Stage Renal Disease.

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