What is the Medicare coverage gap?

Answer Original Medicare coverage did not cover prescription drugs. The Medicare Prescription Drug Improvement and Modernization Act of 2003 created Medicare Part D, Medicare's Prescription Drug Plan, to ... Read More »

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At what age does medicare coverage begin?

Medicare begins at age 65. It is a health insurance program that covers some, but not all medical costs and it does not pay for long-term care. Payroll taxes and deductions from Social Security che... Read More »

Medicare Coverage Questions?

Medicare is the federally funded medical insurance program for seniors over age 65. Congress authorized the program with the Social Security Act of 1965, and it was signed into law by President Lyn... Read More »

Medical & Medicare Coverage?

Medicaid, a federal and state funded program, provides health insurance to low-income citizens. Medi-Cal is the state of California's Medicaid program. Medicare is the health insurance program admi... Read More »

How do I add part B to Medicare coverage?

Enrollment PeriodsConfirm that you are in an enrollment period. You qualify for medicare if you are turning 65 or have been receiving Social Security Disability for 24 months or more. There is an i... Read More »