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Đang chơi bàiGet answers to your questions about Medicare, including how to apply, get a replacement card, and what is Part D for prescription drugs. Also, learn about Medicare coverage when you live abroad.

  • is hospital insurance.
  • is medical insurance.
  • are a private insurance option for covering hospital and medical costs.
  • Part D covers prescription medications.

Medicare is managed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The Social Security Administration works with CMS by enrolling people in Medicare.

Am I eligible?

  • To find out when you are eligible, you need to and learn how to calculate your premium.
  • If you are eligible, .

How do I apply?

There are several ways to enroll in Medicare:

  • Before you apply, learn about your coverage options. . Or, find out .
  • Determine if you want coverage for .
  • Next, use the and search to find more accurate cost estimates and coverage information.
  • if you’re not ready to also begin receiving your Social Security benefits.
  • Apply in person for Medicare at your .

How do I check the status of my application?

  • .

How do I complain or appeal a Medicare decision?

  • Learn the different ways to
  • You can submit feedback about your Medicare health plan or prescription drug plan directly to Medicare using the.
  • Get information on how to of a coverage or payment decision. 

How do I report fraud?

  • Learn where and how to report .

Who do I contact for extra help?

For questions about billing or for other information, .

Is there anything else I need to know?

  • .
  • If you do not enroll in Medicare Part B when you are first eligible and decide to enroll at a later date,
  • You do not need to sign up for Medicare each year. But each year, you will have a chance to review your coverage and change plans.
  • Learn more about your plan and benefits by creating a . 


is available to anyone with .  

How to Apply

Đang chơi bàiThere are :

  • Add a Medicare Prescription Drug Plan (Part D) to your Medicare-approved insurance policy.
  • Get a Medicare Advantage Plan (Part C) such as an HMO or PPO that offers Medicare prescription drug coverage.
  • .

When You Can Apply or Change Your Plan

  • You can join or change your drug plan only at  or under .
  • You may have to pay a , which is an amount added to your Medicare Part D premium if you decide not to join when you are first eligible.


How do I complain/where do I call for extra help?

Visit if you need help with Medicare Part D including finding a plan, applying, paying for coverage, or if you have a complaint. If you need more assistance paying for your prescriptions under Medicare Part D, .

Contact Medicare

For more information, .

 account and request one.
  • Request a  online.
  • Call or visit your local  office.
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    Original Medicare

    Đang chơi bàiIf you have Original Medicare and have a , it may provide . Learn more from this fact sheet about.

    . It is a serious decision. You must submit  (not available online) to the . Visit or call the SSA  (1-800-772-1213) to get this form.
  • You’ll need to have a personal interview with Social Security before you can terminate your Medicare Part B coverage. To schedule your interview, call the SSA or your .
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    Đang chơi bàiLast Updated: March 22, 2019