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:

  • 65+
  • You need to be 65 years of age or older to receive benefits.
  • OR
  • SSDI
  • You become eligible for Medicare if you’ve been awarded SSDI benefits.
  • 2YR
  • After being awarded SSDI, you’re eligible for Medicare after a 2 year waiting period.

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Please select your birthdate

We are unable to assist you.
Please contact your local Social Security office to discuss Supplemental Security Income or Social Security Retirement.
Click here for more information on SSDI eligibility.

I am currently receiving SSDI benefits.

We are unable to assist you because you are already receiving Social Security Disability benefits.
However, if you are interested in returning to work while keeping your benefits click HERE.

I worked at least 5 of the last 10 years and paid taxes.

We are unable to assist you because you must have paid taxes for at least 5 out of the last 10 years to be eligible for Social Security Disability.