Medicare is a federal health care program offering medical coverage for all Americans age 65 and older, along with younger people with disabilities and those with end-stage renal disease, a chronic kidney disease. Medica... More »

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"Medicare & You" is a handbook that summarizes Medicare benefits, options for coverage, and the rights and protections granted to Medicare recipients. It also provides answers to questions people frequently ask about Med... More »

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A Medicare Advantage plan, sometimes known as Medicare Part C, is a private insurance option for Medicare subscribers that is administered separately from standard Part A and Part B programs. Subscribers who choose Medic... More »

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Medicare is a government run federal health care program for seniors age 65 and older, the disabled of any age, and people with End-Stage Renal Disease. Medicare includes Part A-Hospitalization, Part B-Physician and Outp... More »

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Guidelines for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Medicare program include that the applicant must be age 65 or older or have certain disabilities, such as end-stage renal disease and must have worked and... More »

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The main difference between Medicaid and Medicare is that Medicare is a federal program that provides health coverage for persons age 65 and older or who are disabled, regardless of income, while Medicaid is a state-admi... More »

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Medicare is available for individuals under the age of 65 who are disabled and receiving Social Security disability insurance payments, or who have been diagnosed with end-stage renal disease or amyotrophic lateral scler... More »

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