What is Medicare?
Medicare is a federal government program providing health care coverage to people 65 or older or under 65 with a disability, no matter what their income level. Roughly 20-25% of people living with MS rely on Medicare as their primary source of health care coverage.
To find out if you qualify and to learn more about Medicare, what it covers, enrollment periods and how to best use your benefits, visit the Medicare Interactive Counselor.
Medicare Interactive Counselor is an interactive encyclopedia about Medicare offered through a collaboration with the Medicare Rights Center. It offers multiple search options and provides a learning tool that conducts an interview to assess how to best help you learn about Medicare.
- Original Medicare Plan (Part A & Part B)
- Medicare Advantage Plans (Part C)
- Medicare Prescription Drug Plan (Part D)
- Medicare Supplement Insurance
- Medicare Savings Programs
- Making a Medicare Appeal
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services can provide you with comprehensive and extensive information on all your Medicare questions. For more information, call 1-800-MEDICARE (TTY users call 1-877-486-2048) or visit Medicare’s official Web site at http://www.medicare.gov.