Medicare in New York

Medicare in New York: At a glance Medicare enrollment in New York Nearly 3.6 million people in New York had Medicare coverage as of late 2018. That’s just under 18 percent of the state’s population, compared with a little more than 18 percent of the United States population enrolled in Medicare. In most cases, eligibility […]

Medicare in South Dakota

Medicare in South Dakota: At a glance Medicare enrollment in South Dakota 171,794 South Dakota residents were enrolled in Medicare coverage as of November 2018. That’s only about 19 percent of the state’s population, compared with a little more than 18 percent of the United States population enrolled in Medicare. Most people become eligible for […]

Medicare in Missouri

Medicare in Missouri at a glance Medicare enrollment in Missouri 1,205,759 Missouri residents were enrolled in Medicare as of November 2018. That’s a little less than than 20 percent of the state’s total population, compared with a little more than 18 percent of the United States population enrolled in Medicare. 82 percent of Missouri’s Medicare beneficiaries […]

Medicare in Georgia

Medicare in Georgia: At a glance Medicare enrollment in Georgia As of December 2018, 1,689,801 Georgia residents had Medicare coverage. That’s a little less than 16 percent of the state’s population, versus a little more than 18 percent of the total US population enrolled in Medicare. For most Americans, Medicare eligibility begins when they turn […]

What is a Medicare Advantage Plan?

If you’re 65 or close in age, you’re likely looking at Medicare options. And if a Medicare Advantage plan is right for you.  Medicare offers many plans and options above the base level, to meet your healthcare needs. At first glance, Medicare can seem complicated. But with the right Medicare insurance agent on your side, […]

Medicare in Montana

Medicare in Montana: At a glance Medicare enrollment in Montana As of December 2018, there were 225,420 Montana residents with Medicare coverage. That’s nearly 21 percent of the state’s population, versus a little more than 18 percent of the total US population enrolled in Medicare. In most cases, Medicare eligibility starts when a person turns […]

Medicare in the District of Columbia

Medicare in the District of Columbia: At a glance Medicare enrollment in Washington, DC 92,890 DC residents were covered by Medicare as of the end of 2018. That’s about 13 percent of the District’s population, versus more than 18 percent of the United States population enrolled in Medicare. Most Medicare beneficiaries are eligible for coverage […]

Medicare in Texas

Medicare in Texas: At a glance More than 4 million people in Texas have Medicare, but that’s only about 14 percent of the state’s population. A third of Texas Medicare beneficiaries had Medicare Advantage plans (or other private Medicare plans, including Medicare Cost plans) as of 2017; plan availability ranges from eight plans to 54, depending on […]

Medicare in Oregon

Medicare in Oregon at a glance Oregon Medicare enrollment As of September 2018, enrollment in Medicare in Oregon stood at 835,111 people. That’s nearly 20 percent of the state’s total population, compared with about 18 percent of the United States population enrolled in Medicare. Most people gain eligibility for Medicare when they turn 65. But […]

Medicare in Massachusetts

Medicare in Massachusetts: At a glance Medicare enrollment in Massachusetts As of December 2018, there were 1,313,191 Massachusetts residents enrolled in Medicare. For most Americans, Medicare eligibility starts when they turn 65. But Medicare also provides coverage for younger Americans after they have been receiving disability benefits for 24 months, or if they have ALS or end-stage […]