Medicare Supplements

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What is Medicare?

Medicare is the federal health insurance program for people who are 65 or older, persons with End-Stage Renal Disease and certain younger people with disabilities.

There are four main parts to the Medicare system:

  • Part A (Hospital Coverage)
  • Part B (Medical Coverage)
  • Part C (Medicare Advantage)
  • Part D (Prescription Drug Coverage)

When Do I Signup for Medicare?
You need to sign up for Medicare about three months before you turn 65. You are eligible for premium-free Part A if you are 65 or older and you or your spouse worked and paid Medicare taxes for at least 10 years. Part A has a deductible that changes each year.

Medicare Supplements - Asheboro NC
Medicare Advantage Plans - Asheboro NC

Medicare Advantage Plans

In order to enroll in a Medicare Advantage Plan you must be:

  • Enrolled in Medicare Parts A and B
  • Permanently reside in the service area
  • Must not have End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) unless:
  • Have another health plan from the same organization within the same state, or you were enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan that was terminated or discontinued after
  • December 31st, 1998 and this is your first election since that happened.