Medicare is a health insurance program from the U.S. federal government.
The Medicare program has several components, including:
To be eligible for Medicare coverage you must meet certain age, citizenship, or disabilities requirements.
Understanding the details of the Medicare system can be difficult.
If you are looking for information about Medicare, Medicare plan options, or other information, the UPMC Health Plan can help answer your questions. You can request a free information kit to help you evaluate your options.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
CMS has free booklets about Medicare coverage and other health related topics, including information about Medicare and Medigap policies.
For Medicare beneficiaries, APPRISE (Pennsylvania’s health insurance assistance program) provides free counseling about health insurance, Medicaid, and Medicare.