How Medicare is Funded
Yes. Everyone on Medicare has certain rights and is entitled to certain benefits. If you have questions, please contact the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. If you have questions about Medicare Supplement / Medigap, contact your local state Department of Insurance. You can also ask your insurance provider.
In most cases, yes. There are rules that govern whether Medicare or the other insurance pays first. This depends on your age, if you have a disability, and where you get your other insurance. Other insurance could include Tricare, VA health care, or a plan from a current (or former) employer.
Yes. If you are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid, you can get dual-eligible coverage. This means that most of your health care costs are covered. You may get partial benefits based on your income.
Dual-eligible seniors and people with disabilities can enroll in a Medicare-Medicaid plan. This provides services such as:
- Fitness programs
- Dental services
- Long-term support services
Millions of seniors use Social Security for income. You can elect to have your part B premium withdrawn from your social security check, byou don’t need to draw Social Security to get Medicare coverage.
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