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How do you apply for Medicare in North Carolina?

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Applying for Medicare is something done at the national level, so the rules for applying do not vary by state. This means that North Carolina residents apply at the same location as people in other states, via the Social Security Administration's website, notes Medistates Corporation. It is also possible to apply by visiting the local Social Security Administration.

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Use the following process to apply for Medicare online, as noted by Medistates Corporation.

  1. Visit the Social Security Administration website
  2. Go to the Social Security Administration website. Click on the Benefits tab, and then click on Medicare.

  3. Review Medicare information
  4. Review the information available on the page, such as how Medicare works, including understanding the various parts associated with Medicare, and how to get additional help paying for prescriptions through Medicare.

  5. Enter information
  6. Click on the Apply for Medicare link when it is time to begin filling out the application. Once the application form opens, enter all the details required accurately. These include, name, address, Social Security information and income information. It is important to be honest when filling out the form. After filling every detail, submit the form for review.

  7. Wait for feedback
  8. After completing the application, wait for feedback on how to proceed.

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