Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is Medicare and how can I find out if I am eligible?
Medicare is a Health Insurance Program for people 65 years of age and older, some disabled people under 65 years of age, and people with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure treated with dialysis or a transplant). To find out if you are eligible for Medicare, click here.
Q: How can I find out what is covered under Medicare?
You can visit this website to see if Medicare covers a certain test, item or service.
Q: How can I find a participating physician that fits my needs?
Click here to see a participating physician directory.
Q: How can I find out more about my Medicare prescription coverage options?
To learn more about the different Medicare drug plans, please visit this website.
Q: Will every type of drug be covered under the Medicare prescription drug benefit?
No. Certain drugs such as benzodiazepines, barbiturates, drugs for weight loss or gain, and drugs for relief of colds will not be covered. However, a plan can choose to cover excluded drugs if the plan offers more than standard coverage.
Q: How can I join a Medicare prescription drug coverage plan?
You can visit this website to explore different options and enroll in a Medicare drug program.