Medicare Eligibility Requirements: Are you Eligible for Medicare?

Eligible for Medicare
Here are Medicare Eligibility requirements. You are eligible for Medicare if:

  • You are 65 years or older, and you are a citizen or permanent resident of the United States who has lived within the US for at least 5 years.
  • You are not yet 65 and have a disability, End-Stage Renal disease (permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or transplant), or Lou Gehrig’s disease. You are entitled to Medicare after you have received disability benefits from Social Security for 24 months.
  • Your age is the primary determining factor. You do NOT need to retire or receive Social Security benefits to be eligible for Medicare.

Medicare Eligibility Requirements: Part A and Part B

  • The same as Medicare Eligibility

Medicare Advantage Eligibility

  • You have both Part A and Part B
  • You live within the service area of the Medicare Advantage plan

Medicare Eligibility Requirements: Part D

  • You have Medicare Part A or Medicare Part B
  • You live within the service area of the Part D plan

Medicare Supplement (Medigap) Eligibility

  • You have both Part A and Part B
  • Insurance companies generally are not allowed to sell you a Medicare Supplement policy if you already have Medicaid or a Medicare Advantage Plan
  • A Medigap plan covers ONE person only
  • You may not have more than ONE Medigap plan

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