Understanding Medicare: What is it?

Before you look into a Medicare Supplement or Medicare Advantage plan, it’s important to understand what Medicare covers and the costs you may incur when utilizing Medicare services. Simply stated, Medicare is a health insurance program offered by the federal government. It covers:

  • People 65 and older.
  • People under 65 with certain disabilities.
  • People of any age with End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) requiring kidney dialysis or kidney transplant.

Next: quick overview of medicare

Quick Overview of Medicare

Review the important facts about Medicare and get a checklist to prepare.

Medicare Coverage Choices

Understand the difference between plan types with our simplified breakdown.

What Makes Sense For You

Consider how your 
health plan will fit into
your lifestyle.

Need Advice?

SelectQuote Senior can help. A few simple questions will help determine the plan for you.