10 October 2018 - Capital City, Carnswell - Medicare is a federal health insurance program that will automatically start for individuals when they turn 62 years of age. It will also cover certain younger citizens with disabilities. Individuals will have many different plan options to choose from such as Medicare Plan A, which is hospital insurance. This plan will cover covers inpatient hospital stays, care in a skilled nursing facility, hospice care, and some home health care. It is possible to have more than one plan. Open enrollment starts 15 October 2018 and runs through the 7th of December. Changes made to plans during open enrollment, will take effect the following year. Click here to enroll now.