Medicare is a public health insurance program for people 65 and older or who have been receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) for two years. Approximately 25 – 30% of people with MS are enrolled in Medicare, a public health insurance program for senior citizens and the disabled. Use the resources in this section to answer your questions about eligibility, coverage, enrollment and costs of Medicare, and Medicare drug plans.
FAQs about Medicare
Frequently asked questions about Medicare.
Medicare Prescription Drug Plans
Start learning about drug coverage from a Medicare-approved drug plan by reading a basic overview of Medicare prescription coverage, also known as Medicare Part D, with an emphasis on issues most relevant to people with MS and their caregivers.
Official Medicare Website
Site to find all information about Medicare including which Medicare Supplemental (Medigap), Medicare Health (HMO), and Medicare Prescription Drug plans are available in your area.
Medigap Polices and Rates for New York State
Medicare Rights Center
Non-profit organization dedicated to helping people with Medicare understand their rights and benefits, navigate the Medicare system and secure quality care.