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Getting enrolled in Medicare
If you are 65 years of age and already getting benefits from Social security, then you are automatically enrolled in Original Medicare.
Medicare has different ways to give you different benefits.
Medicare Part A is premium free helps to pay for hospital inpatient care, skilled nursing facilities, hospital stay and also hospice care.
Some people have Part A and some have both Part A and Part B.
You will get a Medicard after you are enrolled in Medicare. Medicard will show your Part A and Part B coverage.
Medicare Part B is provided by paying a monthly premium and it helps to pay for doctor’s services, outpatient hospital care and some other medically necessary services.
You may have to pay for copayments, coinsurances and deductibles in Original Medicare.
Who can get Medicare Part A?
Some people get Part A and Part B automatically if they are already getting benefits from Social Security
Persons below 65 with disabilities and availing Social Security benefits also automatically receive Part A and Part B Medicare coverage
People suffering from ALS(Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) which is also called Lou Gehrig’s disease automatically get Part A and Part B
You need to sign up if you are eligible for free Part A
If you have End Stage Renal disease ,please visit your local Social Security office to sign up for Part A and Part B
People with age 65 or above are eligible for premium free Part A and can get it by applying online
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