Surgery Center

MEDICARE

WHAT IS MEDICARE?

Medicare is health insurance for the following:

  •  People 65 or older

  •  People under 65 with certain disabilities

  •  People of any age with End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) – a permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or a kidney transplant

Doctor taking care of a patient

MEDICARE

Medicare came into effect in 1965 under the the social security, with the purpose of providing health insurance to U.S. citizens over the age of 65, regardless of income or medical history.

Do I qualify for Medicare?

Do I qualify for MEDICARE?

To be eligible for Medicare, you first have to be a U.S. citizen or legal resident residing in the U.S. for at least 5 years.

Who else qualifies for Medicare Advantage plans?

Who else qualifies for MEDICARE?

Certain younger people may qualify for Medicare coverage if they have certain disabilities or life-threatening diseases.