Nearly everyone age 65 and older is eligible for and covered by Medicare. Some younger people with disabilities or End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure) are also eligible. Medicare pays for much of their health care, but not all.
Here are additional websites with the information you need to be fully informed. Simply click on the link for the one you would like to visit.
Medicare — This is the official Medicare website.
Medicare Rights Center — Helping older adults and people with disabilities get high-quality, affordable health care.
Medicare Supplement Insurance — There are 12 standardized Medicare Supplemental insurance plans — A through L — also called Medigap plans. Each plan has different benefits. Plan A has the fewest and is the least expensive. Plan J has the most and is the most expensive. For more information, take a look at our article, How do you choose the best Medigap policy?
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