I’m disabled, how do I become eligible for Medicare? If you qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), you may be eligible for Medicare even if you have not reached age 65. For more information, contact Social Security at 1-800-772-1213 or www.ssa.gov.
What other health coverage is available? Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for health benefits through your employer, the employer of your spouse or parent, Medi-Cal, Medicare Savings Programs or Workers Compensation. For more information, call HICAP at 1-800-434-0222 to schedule a confidential appointment.