If you’ve been awarded Social Security Disability benefits, you are potentially eligible to receive Medicare. Medicare eligibility is determined by The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) according to a number of strict criteria. This page provides an introduction to eligibility requirements; for more detailed answers, please contact us to speak with a licensed Medicare specialist at Aevo Insurance Services, a subsidiary of The Advocator Group.
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Who Is Eligible For Medicare?
The primary qualification requirements for Medicare are either:
- YEARS OLD
- You need to be 65 years of age or older to receive benefits.
- You become eligible for Medicare if you’ve been awarded SSDI benefits.
- WAIT PERIOD
- After being awarded SSDI, you’re eligible for Medicare after a 2 year waiting period.