Medicare and Other Insurance for People with Disabilities, February 2016

(2016) Medicare and Other Insurance for People with Disabilities, February 2016. Commerce, Department of

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Abstract

When you are entitled to Social Security disability benefits for 24 months, you are eligible for Medicare beginning the 25th month. An exception applies if you have been diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. If you have ALS, Medicare begins the first month you are entitled to Social Security disability benefits.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Insurance, Finance, Senior Health, Retirement, Medicare
Subjects: Health and medicine > Healthcare
Business and industry > Insurance > Health insurance and health care coverage
Business and industry > Insurance
ID Code: 23415
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 16 Feb 2017 16:22
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2017 16:22
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/23415