For some class of people under 65 years of age, Medicare is available. These people are entitled to Social Security Disability benefits for 24 months or better still, End Stage Renal Disease(ESRD)—or even Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.
As soon as the beneficiary is determined to be disabled, there is a five-month waiting period before Social Security Disability benefits are made available. For individuals suffering from ESRD and ALS, they will not collect benefits for 24 months to be eligible for Medicare.
To be eligible for Medicare (people with ESRD and ALS):
- ESRD--It happens three months after the start of dialysis or kidney transplant.
- ASL- As soon as you collect Social Security Disability benefits.
Individuals that fulfill the requirement for Social Security Disability, they are usually enrolled in Parts A and Part B. You can pay a monthly Part A premium—and also monthly Part B Premium—if you meet the standard but not entitled to Social Security benefits.
How to Enroll in Medicare if you have a Disability
If you qualify for Social Security Disability benefits, you should get a Medicare card in the mail when the required period elapses. If this is not the case, get in touch with the local Security office.
Medicare Benefits for people with Disabilities
Medicare coverage is not different for individuals who are eligible based on disability from those who are eligible using age. The entire Medicare benefits are available for the people who qualify. The coverage comprises certain hospital, home health, nursing homes, community-based services, and physicians. To be covered, it is not a must that healthcare services be related to the individual’s disability.
Dementia and Mental ill Patients can obtain Coverage
Under Medicare coverage, no illness or conditions can disqualify any individual. Those that benefit are subject to individualized assessment to ascertain whether they fulfill the coverage requirements.
Medicare should not deny anybody because of their underlying condition, for example:
- Because health care is required for a lengthy period, beneficiaries must not be denied coverage.
- Because the underlying condition will not improve, beneficiaries must not be denied coverage
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