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Health Coverage > Medicare
Medicare is a health insurance program for people 65 years of age or older, some people with disabilities under age 65, and people with end-stage renal disease. Medicare has two parts:
Part A (Hospital Insurance): Most people do not have to pay for Part A
Part B (Medical Insurance): Most people pay monthly for Part B
Medicare also has a Prescription Drug Program (Medicare Part D). For more information, visit the following sites:
Who is Eligible?
Generally, you are eligible for Medicare if:
How Much Does It Cost?
Premiums and Deductibles
Please visit medicare.gov to find the current monthly premium and deductibles for Medicare Part A, B & D.
How Do I Apply?
For more information about Medicare, call the Aging and Adult Services Information and Assistance Line at 1-800-510-2020 or visit the federal Medicare website.