About Medicare Eligibility
Most Americans know that Medicare is our national healthcare program for seniors, but precious few really understand how the program is structured and who is, and isn’t, eligible for Medicare coverage. Questions about the age at which Medicare is available are frequent, especially when discussing the program with those whose health is deteriorating early in their senior years. As discussed in this Forbes article by Diane Omdahl, 65 is the basic Medicare eligibility age, but there are also specific situations where it’s possible to get Medicare coverage before age 65. Click here to find out what those situations are.