At times, there is confusion when it comes to Medicare. Our job is to bring clarity to the process, making it as simple as possible for you to get the coverage you need.
Let’s start with the basics.
What Is Medicare?
Medicare is a federal health insurance program that was created in 1965 under the Social Security Administration. Now administered by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, these benefits are enjoyed by over 60 million people in the United States.
Who Is Eligible?
In order to qualify for Medicare, you must either be a United States citizen or a legal resident. Legal residents must live in the U.S. for at least five years in a row before enrolling in a program. Here are some additional qualifying factors: