Medicare is a health insurance plan for the individuals of 65 years or older. In Rhode Island every individual who needs medical assistance should know what is the Medicare Rhode Island eligibility. Certain people who are younger than 65 years are eligible for Medicare; and those are the people with kidney failure and disabilities. Medicare benefits help with the health care cost, but it will not cover the total medical expenses. Medicare is supported by a part of monthly premiums which is deducted from the checks of social security and payroll taxes which is paid by the employers and workers.
Most of the individuals are eligible for Part A at the age of 65 or above which depends upon his/her spouse’s or his/her own employment. At the age of 65, an individual is eligible if he/she is
If an individual is under 65 years he/she is eligible if
There are certain special rules for the individuals who are having permanent kidney damage. Under this, an individual is eligible for Medicare Part A in all the ages if that individual is receiving kidney transplant or dialysis.
If the individuals are not qualified for Part A, then they can attain by taking monthly premiums. To attain this coverage, they should enroll in Medicare Part B.
The individuals of 65 years old or above or the people under 65 years, who are eligible for Medicare Part A, are eligible for Part B by taking monthly premiums.
The individuals who are having Part A and Part B are eligible for Part C. For some programs additional premiums might be required.
The individual who is eligible for Medicare Part A, Part B, and Part C will be qualified for Part D. Joining Part D is voluntary and may need extra premiums for the Part D coverage.