When can you enroll in Medicare part D?

Answer Those who are eligible can enroll during their initial enrollment period, which is the seven months surrounding their eligibility month (three months before, the month itself and the three months f... Read More »

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When was Medicare Part D introduced?

Medicare Part D, the prescription drug benefit of Medicare, was introduced on December 8, 2003 and went into effect on January 1, 2006. Although part of Medicare, Medicare Part D benefits are provi... Read More »

When did medicare part c start?

The Balanced Budget Act of 1997 started Medicare Part C, or advantage plans. For a small monthly fee, these plans offer additional medical benefits beyond the traditional Medicare program, such as ... Read More »

Do I have to enroll in Medicare at age 65?

It is not necessary to enroll in Medicare at age 65, because participants are automatically enrolled in both Medicare Part A and Medicare Part B. This takes effect the month in which the individu... Read More »

Who is eligible to enroll for Medicare?

Generally, any citizen or permanent resident of the United States who is 65 years or older and has worked for at least 10 years of his life is eligible for Medicare. Those with end-stage renal fail... Read More »