This will depend on whether you are under Social Security or any other Federation company. In this case, if you are under the Social Security, you will be signed in automatically.
Before applying to any Medicare, you should be sure of what you want and what main purpose you want it to do. They are 4 parts of medicate of which you can choose from, next you should be knowing whether you are even eligible to Medicare. To be eligible to Medicare you must be sixty five years old or at least tuning so within three months. Medicare Part A is mostly for people who are 65 or older and are residents of the United States or at least they are permanent residents of the same.
If you cannot afford to pay for Medicare part B or any other medical services, you can get help from your state. Your state will offer programs for people who are entitled to Medicare plans but have a low income. These programs may pay for all or some of the Medicare premium fee and coinsurances. To qualify for this you must have Medicare Part A in which is usually free. On this, only your state can decide if you qualify for this program or not. To find out more contact your nearest Social Security office or call them to enquire.
To sign up or apply you should ask yourself this when I should apply. You should apply if you are already getting social security retirement or disability benefits or at least getting the Railroad Retirement checks. If you qualify, you will be contacted a
few months before you become eligible for Medicare and given the information you need. If you live in any of the 50 states, the Northern Mariana Islands, Washington. D.C, Guam, American Samoa or the Virgin Islands, you will be automatically enrolled to Medicare Part A and B. Whoever if you are a resident of Puerto Rico or foreign countries, you will not get Medicare Part B automatically, you will have to select it.
There are also some special situations you should confirm before enrolling. If you fall under any of these situations you should contact Social Security,
If you are under 50 and 65 and you are disabled, is a widow or widower, but have not applied to any Medicare because you are receiving other health benefits or under any other plan.
You had Medicare in the past but for some reason dropped it.
You turned down Medicare when you were automatically enrolled.
You, your child, or your dependent has a permanent Kidney failure.
How to Apply,
You can apply to Medicare Online via the Social Security website http//socialsecurity.gov which is very easy and takes just around ten minutes or so. Applying online is fast and easy as there is no need to drive to your local Social Security office or even await appointment. There is also no forms to fill or documentation to give. Once you are signed in, that is it.
Visit your local Social Security office and get enquiries.
You can always call Social Security in their line and get more on the same call them on 1-800-772-1213 / TTY 1-800-325-0778