The link below is for new enrollment in applying for Medicare Parts A & B.
People need to enroll in both Medicare Part A & B if they are not enrolled in Social Security.
Beneficiaries enrolled in S.S. automatically enroll in Medicare Part A.
You need BOTH parts of Medicare A & B if:
- you are turning 65 or
- you never enrolled in Part A when still working
Here’s step by step directions & images to get where you need to go for applying for Medicare Parts A & B online:
1 – Go to ssa.gov
2 – Go to the main MENU on the top right of the page.
3 – Under Benefits, click MEDICARE.
4 – Scroll down to the section titled HOW TO APPLY ONLINE FOR JUST MEDICARE.
5 – Click the blue button titled APPLY FOR MEDICARE ONLY.