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Can I apply online for Medicare?

Dr. Michael Roizen, MD
Internal Medicine

You betcha! Thanks to modern technology (and going green), you can apply for Medicare online at https://secure.ssa.gov/apps6z/iClaim/rib. The online application should take less than 10 minutes.

 

If you’re no Bill Gates or if you prefer human contact, you can call the Social Security Administration to request an application. Just make sure you have some form of identification such as a birth certificate or driver’s license on hand.


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