What is Medicare?

Medicare is the federal health insurance program for:

  • People who are 65 or older
  • Certain younger people with disabilities
  • People with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or a transplant, sometimes called ESRD)

Part A

Hospital Insurance

Part B

Medical Insurance

Part C

Medicare Advantage

Part D

Drug Coverage



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