You can qualify for Medicare Part A (Hospital) and/or Part B (Doctor) depending on whether you have a qualifying event such as turning 65 or qualifying for Medicare based on disability.
To Qualify for Medicare you will need be either 65 years or older or:
If you are collecting Social Security benefits when you turn 65 years old you should be automatically enrolled in Medicare Parts A (Hospital) and B (Doctor). If you elect to delay Medicare enrollment review the instructions given on the letter the Medicare card came in.
If you are not collecting Social Security benefits when you turn 65 you will have to apply for Medicare 3 months prior to your 65th birthday month. If you decide to delay Medicare you do not have to do anything.
Apply for Medicare Benefits at the Social Security website.
If you need additional coverage not provided by Medicare Part A or B, you may qualify for the following (provided you already have Part A and B):
To discuss your Medicare options contact New Jersey Medicare Brokers LLC today.