When it comes to managing your health, having the right resources as well as solutions for your benefits and health-related services from the government can help ease the process of attending to medical concerns as well as insurance needs.
To access your insurance plans and health plans as well, you can register for an account on Medicare.gov. With a personalized account, they allow you to have free and secure access to your health and insurance information without having to go to offices or hospitals. Signing up will take less than 10 minutes and managing your account will be easier after registering online.
Medicare is the national social insurance program of the United States and their website offers helpful resources for citizens aged 65 and older or those who are younger but have qualifying medical conditions such as end stage renal disease, Lou Gehrig’s disease, and other disabilities. This social insurance government program caters to the need of more than 48 million Americans—40 million of those being individuals aged 65 and older. They can take care of health concerns and expenses related to dental, vision, and hearing disabilities as well as supplemental insurance.
How to Manage Your Health with Medicare.gov
You can manage your health online if you can use a gadget such as a tablet, computer, or laptop to access the Medicare page, and if you have a stable connection to the Internet.
All you need to do to get your account is to manage these steps:
- Click on this link to get started on making your account: www.mymedicare.gov.
- Scroll down and on the left side of the page, click on the “Create an Account” button under “New to MyMedicare.gov?”
- Fill out the form by checking the top most box if you are a Railroad Retirement Board Beneficiary, entering your Medicare number, last name, selecting your date of birth and gender from the drop down boxes, and lastly by typing in your zip code.
- Check the next two boxes and click on “Continue” to get your MyMedicare online account.
- FAQs: https://questions.medicare.gov/
- Medicare and You: http://www.medicare.gov/medicare-and-you/medicare-and-you.html