Buying health insurance can put a huge strain on some people’s finances. HealthMarkets wants to help you find a plan that is right for you not only based on your medical needs, but your financial needs as well.
Generally, you’re eligible for Medicare if:
- You’re 65 or older
- You have End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
- You’ve been diagnosed with ALS, known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease
With more people enrolling in health insurance plans, many individuals may be curious about Medicare eligibility in Rhode Island, including whether they are eligible for Medicare. HealthMarkets agents are available to answer any questions you may have regarding what makes a person Medicare eligible.
Agents can be reached 24/7, either online, by phone or in person. Our licensed and knowledgeable agents are happy to answer any and all questions you may encounter while navigating the health insurance marketplace. Medicare enrollment begins soon so give HealthMarkets a call and skip the hassle in finding the information you need.
Do You Have Medicare Eligibility in Rhode Island
There is a high rate of Medicare eligibility in Rhode Island, with over 177,000 individuals enrolled in Medicare. That means approximately 17% of the state’s population receives benefits. More than 60,700 people are enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan. More than 177,900 individuals receive Medicare Part D, which helps with the cost of prescription medications.
Medicare is broken up into four parts:
- Part A (hospital coverage)
- Part B (medical coverage)
- Part C, Medicare Advantage (coverage plans offered by private providers)
- Part D (prescription drug coverage)
For those who don’t qualify for Medicare - HealthMarkets agents can point you in the direction of government subsidies that will help bring down the cost of your insurance and check if you’re eligible. HealthMarkets has a network of 3,000 licensed agents who are happy to help you with your Medicare eligibility in Rhode Island.