Medicare Part A (hospital insurance) People age 65 or older, who are citizens or permanent residents of the United States, are eligible for Medicare Part A. You’re eligible for Part A at no cost at age 65 if one of the following applies:
• You receive or are eligible to receive benefi ts from Social Security or the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB).
• Your spouse (living or deceased, including divorced spouses) receives or is eligible to receive Social Security or RRB benefits.
• You or your spouse worked long enough in a government job through which you paid Medicare taxes.
• You are the dependent parent of a fully insured deceased child. If you don’t meet these requirements, you may be able to get Medicare Part A by paying a monthly premium. Usually, you can purchase this coverage only during designated enrollment periods. NOTE: Even though Social Security’s full retirement age is no longer 65, you should sign up for Medicare three months before your 65th birthday.
You can apply at www. socialsecurity.govBefore age 65, you are eligible for Medicare Part A at no cost if one of the following applies:
• You’ve been entitled to Social Security disability benefits for 24 months.
• You have permanent kidney failure (end-stage renal disease) and you receive maintenance dialysis or a kidney transplant
• You receive Social Security disability benefits because you have Lou Gehrig’s disease.
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