Medicare is a federally funded health insurance program for
- people aged 65 and over,
- persons eligible for social security A disability is a physical, mental, cognitive, or developmental condition that impairs, interferes with or limits a person's ability to engage in certain tasks or actions or participate in typical daily activities and interactions More payments, and
- people who need kidney transplants or dialysis.
It consists of two separate programs: hospital and outpatient medical insurance.