Medicare FAQ

Additional Information

Question: What is the official website for Medicare?


Question:  When can I change my Medicare plan?

Answer: Medicare Open Enrollment is from October 15th to December 7th each year, with coverage effective January 1st of the following year.

Question: Can I be enrolled in both Medicare and Medicaid?

Answer: Yes, there are individuals who qualify for both programs. This is called dual-eligibility. For additional information, contact 1-800-MEDICARE.

Question: At what age am I Medicare-eligible?

Answer: In most cases, you are eligible for Medicare at age 65. However, those individuals with ESRD or who have been on SSD for 2 years may qualify prior to age 65. For additional information, contact 1-800-MEDICARE.