When Do I Qualify & Sign Up for Medicare

Some People get Part A & Part B Automatically

You may qualify for Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) and Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) if one of the following applies to you:
  • If you already receiving benefits from Social Security or the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB).
  • Are under 65 and have a disability.
  • Have ALS (also called Lou Gehrig's disease).

Some People Need to Sign Up for Part A & Part B

You need to sign up for Part A and Part B if:
  • You aren't getting Social Security or Railroad Retirement Board Benefits (for example, because you are still working).
  • You qualify for Medicare because you have end-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD).
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