Learn About Medicare

Medicare Made Easier


Medicare can seem complicated. But we’re here to help. Find the information you need to make the right choices. 


  What Medicare is, including its main parts


  When and how to sign up


  Your options for more coverage


  How to transition from an employer plan to Medicare


Read And Learn More 

Learn From Our Medicare Articles

Read about popular topics and take the guesswork out of Medicare.

Get Started With Medicare Basics


Read these articles about Medicare fundamentals and Original Medicare, or explore other articles about the basics.


What Is Medicare? 


What Is Original Medicare‡ Part A & B? 


Medicare Plan Types & Benefits


Explore these articles offering details about different Medicare plan types, or read other related articles.


Choosing Original Medicare Vs. Medicare Advantage 


What is Medicare Part D? 

Learn About Medicare Costs


Take a deeper dive into deductibles, premiums, and more. 


Enrollment & Eligibility


Read these articles about preparing for Medicare when you turn 65, and how to sign up, or review other enrollment and eligibility articles.


Enrolling In Medicare When You Turn 65 


How To Apply For Medicare 

Discover Other Benefits


Learn about benefits to help pay for groceries, utilities, and more, as well as our benefits prepaid card and other programs.


Additional Medicare Resources


Receive additional guidance to streamline your Medicare journey.

Get More Medicare Support


Medicare doesn’t have to feel overwhelming. Boost your knowledge and confidence with our free guide, or use our plan recommendation tool.

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Empire BlueCross BlueShield is a Medicare Advantage plan with a Medicare contract. Empire BlueCross BlueShield is a SNP plan with a Medicare contract and a contract with the state Medicaid program. Enrollment in Empire BlueCross BlueShield depends on contract renewal.