Medicare is a health insurance program designed for individuals age 65 and older and people with certain disabilities. Run by the Federal government, Medicare has provided health insurance coverage for millions of U.S. residents since 1965.
To learn more about the Medicare program, check out www.medicare.gov. This U.S. government site provides information on benefits, costs, enrollment and available plans in your area.
To sign-up for an on-line look at your Medicare account, checkout www.mymedicare.gov. You’ll have access to claims and payments, as well as information on the preventive benefits that are available to you free of charge.
To enroll in Medicare, go to https://secure.ssa.gov/iClaim/rib.