The Social Security Medicare Program is a federally funded program administered by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Medicare is our country’s health insurance program. The Social Security Administration (SSA) can provide you general information about the Medicare program.
To qualify for this benefit program you must meet the following requirements:
If you would like to find out if you may be eligible for any of the benefits SSA administers, take the U.S. Social Security Administration’s (SSA) Benefit Eligibility Screening Tool questionnaire.
Once you have completed the eligibility screening questionnaire, you will be provided with a list of benefits for which you may be eligible. Print this page for your records before going to the application site.
Once you know which benefits you may be eligible for, go to the Medicare Benefits page to apply online.