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.