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Decide how to get your Medicare

Learn about the basic parts of Medicare and the different ways you can get Medicare health coverage.

How to get Part A & Part B

Find out how to get Part A and Part B: some people get Medicare automatically, but some don't.

How to get drug coverage

Read about the 2 ways to get Medicare drug coverage–it's available to everyone.

When can I join a health or drug plan?

There are specific times when you can sign up or change your health or drug coverage.

About Medicare health plans

Learn more about other options for getting your Medicare coverage.

Apply for Medicare online

Apply online for Medicare on Social Security's website.

Find health & drug plans

Find and compare drug plans, health plans, and Medicare Supplement Insurance (Medigap) policies.

Find & compare doctors, plans, hospitals, suppliers, & other providers

Find and compare hospitals, nursing homes, home health agencies, suppliers, and dialysis facilities.