What is Medicare Indiana?
Medicare Indiana is a health care scheme which is designed and framed by the federal government and is aimed at providing medical coverage to individuals who are 65 years of age or more. It is therefore highly economical as it is subsidized by the federal government and state governments are subject to grant approval depending on how effectively they popularize and administer Medicare services to their residents.
Medicare is available in all states and its Indiana chapter is known as Medicare Indiana. Medicare Indiana consists of four parts, A, B, C and D and these cover hospitalization costs, medical insurance, supplementary costs and prescriptive drug plans respectively. The latter two are known as Medicare Advantaged Managed Care Plans and Prescription Drug Plan respectively.
What are the eligibility criteria for Medicare Indiana?
Each part of Medicare Indiana has its own set of qualification norms. The broad eligibility criteria include an individual’s age [ he or she must be 65 years of age or above to qualify for any of the four parts], or their health [a disabled person or a patient of end stage renal disease can be eligible for Medicare Indiana even if he or she is not yet 65 years of age]. Other, more specific eligibility criteria are as follows: