Buying health insurance can put a strain on the wallets of individuals who fall in the lower-income bracket - which often includes the elderly, people with disabilities such as blindness, or people who are chronically ill. For these individuals, understanding Medicare eligibility in Oregon is important, as it can be a a great assistance in providing access to getting the care they need. Navigating the healthcare marketplace can be an overwhelming experience, but HealthMarkets’ agents are here to help.
Our friendly, licensed agents can be reached either online, by phone, or in person 24/7 to answer any questions and concerns regarding what makes one Medicare eligible. Our agents can also assist you in enrolling in a plan of your choice if you are eligible for Medicare. Enrollment for Medicare begins November 1st. Call HealthMarkets to get information about your options, our services come at no cost to you.
Do You Have Medicare Eligibility in Oregon?
Most people over the age of 65 are eligible for Medicare. However, whether or not you are Medicare eligible is not completely based on age. People with certain disabilities or chronic illnesses may also qualify. Medicare eligibility in Oregon is separated into four parts:
- Hospitalization insurance (Part A)
- Medical insurance (Part B)
- Coverage plans via private companies, Medicare Advantage (Parts A, B and sometimes D)
- Prescription drug coverage (Part D)
HealthMarkets’ agents can help you understand how these various Medicare options work. Approximately 13% of the state’s total population, or 580,425 individuals, receive Medicare in Oregon. Out of that number, more than 243,000 individuals are enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan, and at least 587,800 people receive prescription drug coverage. HealthMarkets is more than happy to assist you in determining your Medicare eligibility in Oregon, as well as help you find an appropriate plan that fits your needs. Give us a call today.