Taking the steps to ensure your benefits
At the age of 65, just about everyone is eligible to begin collecting their federally guaranteed Medicare health insurance. The process is simple, and the first step is to use the Medicare contact number at 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227). This phone call will help walk you through the process, and will recommend either filing for your benefits right then and there, or lead you to the US government website that will make the process even simpler.
For more information, call 800-299-9264
Medicare Contact Number
Once you have reached the appropriate age, you automatically become eligible for Medicare insurance. Medicare is also available for young folks who may have a diagnosis spread of eligible disabilities, or patients who are experiencing specific end stage renal failure issues. The Medicare plans are broken into four distinct parts, and each covers a specific course of insurable needs. Part A deals with extended, inpatient stays required at hospitals, nursing homes, and certain types of pre-approved in home care. Part B focuses on the usual treatments of ailments and injuries that require a doctor’s treatment as well as materials used. Part C is a compilation of coverage’s managed on your behalf by a private insurance company, and Part D deals with prescription coverage. If you have questions on what policies you should be looking for, call the Medicare contact number at 1-800-MEDICARE.
Filing for your Medicare benefits is quite simple if using the online website to assist. This alleviates the need for jumping in the car and driving down to the social security office and standing in a long line to fill out the paperwork. Filing online can be done from the comfort of your own home, and is fast and convenient. The process online takes less than ten minutes, and in most common cases once you file, you are done. No need to provide more information at a later date, or a requirement for a medical examination or check up.
Once your form is submitted through the website, workers at the social security administration will process your application and reach out to you only if more information is in fact needed. It is possible that if the form is filled out incorrectly and you have indicated unusual requests or pre-existing conditions, they may need to speak with you again.
Once your application has been cleared, you will soon receive your Medicare insurance cards in the mail. If you have further questions, simply reach out to the Medicare contact number administration of the policy at 1-800-MEDICARE for more information.
Disclaimer: Find Health Care is a 3rd party to Medicare.