As of 2015, the eligible age for Medicare is 65. However, people can qualify for Medicare at a younger age if they have been entitled to Social Security benefits for at least two years or if they have renal disease, acco... More »

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As of 2015, it's possible to receive Medicare benefits at age 62 for those who have been eligible for disability payments for 24 months or receive a disability pension from the Railroad Retirement Board. Those with Lou G... More »

Individuals with certain types of disabilities may be eligible to receive Medicare before the age of 65. Typically, individuals who have applied for disability benefits receive Medicare after receiving those benefits for... More »

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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 is open to citizens or permanent residents age 65 or over, or those who have received Social Security Disability Insurance. Medicaid is available to those whose incomes fall under a set threshold, which may vary... More »

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Under normal circumstances, Medicare eligibility begins at age 65. Those who qualify for and receive Social Security Disability Insurance, however, may receive Medicare coverage after receiving 24 monthly SSDI payments. ... More »

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Most Americans immediately become eligible for Medicare when they turn age 65. What exactly needs to be done to get it set up depends on whether or not a person is receiving any Social Security or Railroad Retirement ben... More »

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