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Medicare is the federal health insurance program for people who are 65 or older, certain younger people with disabilities, and people with end-stage renal disease (permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or a transplant, sometimes called ESRD). Most active employees do not qualify for Medicare; only those 65+ or with certain health issues do. Find out if you are eligible on the website.

Here are some important resources for understanding Medicare.

Reviewed 2019-10-17