Medicare is health insurance for people age 65 and older, or if you're under the age of 65 and on disability, you can also qualify.
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You can enroll in Medicare up to 7 months before your 65th birthday. If you do not enroll by 65, you will be charged a penalty.
If you're not drawing social security before the age of 65, then you will not automatically be enrolled.
There are four parts of Medicare:
- Part A: Hospital Insurance
- Part B: Medical Insurance
- Part C: Part A, B & D combined
-Part D: Prescription Coverage
You can make changes to your medicare during open enrollment from Oct. 15th through Dec. 7th.