1. Get signed up automatically: If you are under the age of 65 and have elected to receive your Medicare benefits early, then you will automatically be enrolled for Medicare Parts A & B when you become eligible. Though Medicare is managed by the Federal Center for Medicare and Medicaid services, the Social Security office is responsible for handling initial enrollments.

2. Visit the Social Security office: If you are willing to wait in what seems like a sea of people in order to speak with someone face-to-face, going to your local Social Security office is certainly an option.

3. Sign up online: If you’d like to skip the lines, and prefer to tackle this from the comfort of your own home, this is the option for you. Simply follow this link . This page will  let you apply for Medicare online. We understand that it can be overwhelming to take in all of the information given to you on the subject of Medicare, and what your options are as a new recipient. As senior benefit advocates, our team here at Medicare Information Project value building strong relationships with our clients as we walk with them through the process of understanding their options, pinpointing the most comprehensive plans, and assisting them through the enrollment process.