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Like in the rest of the country, Medicare in Indiana is reserved for people age 65 and older and people who are disabled and receiving Social Security Disability Insurance. Medicare has four “parts” designated by letters, plus Medicare Supplement, which has no letter designation.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the population of Indiana in 2017 was 6.6 million. Over 1.2 million people, or 18 about percent of the population of Indiana, were Medicare beneficiaries in 2018, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
Fewer people are enrolled in Medicare Advantage in Indiana than in Original Medicare in 2018. About one third of Medicare beneficiaries in Indiana are enrolled in Medicare Advantage and the other two thirds are enrolled in Original Medicare according to CMS.
Stand-alone Medicare Part D Prescription Drug plans are more popular than Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug Plans in Indiana. Over 637,000 Medicare beneficiaries are enrolled in stand-alone prescription drug plans compared to over 292,000 enrolled in Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug Plans according to CMS.
According to CMS, 100% of people with Medicare in Indiana have access to a Medicare Advantage plan in 2018. There are 80 Medicare Advantage plans available in 2018 in Indiana, although not all plans may be available in all areas.
There are 24 stand-alone Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plans available in Indiana in 2018 according to CMS.
Indiana Medicare Savings Program: this program helps eligible, low-income Medicare beneficiaries pay for Medicare with the Medicaid program. You may be eligible depending on your monthly income and assets.
Indiana Extra Help Program: this program specifically helps pay for Medicare prescription drug costs, including your prescription drug plan’s monthly premium, yearly deductible, coinsurance and copayments. According to CMS, 26% of people with Medicare in Indiana get Extra Help.
Indiana State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP): this programs provides free health insurance counseling for people with Medicare.
To find out more about Medicare in Indiana, just enter your zip code in the “zip code” field on this page.
This information is not a complete description of benefits. Contact the plan for more information. Limitations, copayments, and restrictions may apply.
Benefits, premiums and/or copayments/co-insurance may change on January 1 of each year.
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