This July, Social Security is reminding Americans of the various Medicare parts and what they mean to you.
According to Megan Foristall, from Social Security, you can enroll in Medicare Parts A and B with Social Security; however, Parts C and D of medicare are taken care of through private companies.
The three ways to qualify for Medicare are age, disability and End-Stage Renal Disease.
If you are qualifying for Medicare by age, you have the three months before you turn 65, your birth month and the three months after to enroll in the program. The general enrollment period is January through March.
To learn more you can call Social Security at 1-800-772-1213 or visit their website, ssa.gov. For more information regarding Medicare visit medicare.gov.