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 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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At 62 years of age, people are only covered by Medicare if they have end stage renal disease or else have been in receipt of Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) for 24 months. However, 62-year-olds who are in receip... 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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