Medicare is a government-sponsored healthcare program for seniors and the disabled. It is not to be confused with Medicaid, which is a federally-funded program created to provide medical care to the poor.
For an in-depth overview, watch this helpful video. Medicare generally applies to U.S. residents 65 and older, or those who became disabled prior to turning 65 or have kidney failure. The program has four unique parts, all of which combine in different ways to help older adults get the care they need. Click play to learn even more.
If you are disabled and wish to file for Medicare benefits, an experienced attorney can make the process as seamless as possible. If you live in Pennsylvania and are curious about government benefits, contact the law office of Todd M. Berk at (215) 687-4432. Todd Berk is a skilled Social Security lawyer who can fight for your medical and disability benefits!