What is Medicare?

Medicare is federal health insurance for people age 65 and older, and under age 65 on Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) or diagnosed with certain diseases including End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) and Lou Gehrig's Disease (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis or ALS).

Important: Medicare is a complicated topic and everyone's situation is different. The information on these pages presents a broad overview.

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