Special issues for younger Medicare beneficiaries with disabilities.


Journal Article (Academic article)

While most people know that older Americans are eligible for Medicare and Social Security retirement benefits at age 65, many do not know that people with disabilities under age 65 can also be covered by Medicare. In this brief we focus on how people with disabilities qualify for Medicare and how their Medicare benefits coordinate with other types of health benefits they may have.

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Burns, B

Published Date

  • 2003

Published In

  • Issue Brief (Center for Medicare Education)

Volume / Issue

  • 4 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 1 - 8

Conference Location

  • united states