United States. Department of Health and Human Services.
Telephone(s):1-800-MEDICARE. Hearings and Appeals (718) 357-8805
World Wide Web: http://www.medicare.gov
Medicare is a health insurance program for persons 65 years of age and older and those under 65 who are disabled. It is a national program run by the Federal Government. Medicare has two parts: hospital insurance and medical insurance. It covers treatment of illnesses and the cost of most necessary hospital stays. If you are approaching 65, remember enrollment periods for Medicare are: 1) three months before your 65th birthday; and 2) between January 1st and March 31st of each year.
Mon - Fri, 8 am - 5 pm.
Persons 65 years of age and older and those under 65 who are disabled.
Birth certificate and Social Security card.
Fees/Methods of Payment:Free.
Services Offered:Health Care
Target Groups(By Need):Disabilities, People with
, Older Adults