Medicare plays a key role in providing health and financial security to beneficiaries residing in Indiana. With more than 1.2 million Indiana beneficiaries enrolled in Medicare, we’ll cover some very important information below about Medicare in Indiana. We want to help you better understand your options and make the decision-process as seamless as possible once you’re ready to enroll in Medicare or discover different coverage options.

Indiana Medicare Enrollments

817,889

Original Medicare Plans (Part A and B)

456,561

Medicare Advantage & Other Health Plans

609,038

Stand-alone Medicare Part D (Drug Plans)

1,274,450

Total Medicare Beneficiaries in Indiana

Who Qualifies for Medicare in Indiana?

Medicare covers most Indiana residents who are age 65 or older, and it also covers disabled Indiana residents. In general, Medicare enrollment in Indiana works the same way as it does in the rest of the country. If you qualify, Original Medicare Part A and Part B will help cover your health costs.

Once you have Medicare eligibility, you can begin choosing a new health plan through a Medicare Advantage Plan, Medigap plan, and/or a Medicare Part D drug plan.

Who Qualifies for Medicare

Medicare Health Plan Resources in Indiana

  • Indiana’s Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP): SHIP provides free, impartial health insurance information for people with Medicare. SHIP is part of a federal network of State Health Insurance Assistance Programs located in every state. In Indiana, SHIP is provided by the Administration on Community Living and the Indiana Department of Insurance
    Contact: Call 1-800-457-8283 or text 1-855-463-5292

  • LifeTime, which is located in Dillsboro, Indiana, provides a variety of services and supports for seniors residing in Dearborn, Jefferson, Ohio, Ripley, and Switzerland Counties. It has a team of Family Support Options Counselors that provide free, objective advice to help seniors evaluate their needs and budget to find a suitable Medicare Advantage plan.

    To be eligible for services through LifeTime, seniors must be at least 60 years old and reside in the agency’s service area. Along with Medicare counseling, LifeTime provides transportation services, meal delivery, advocacy, and community care counseling, as well as information and assistance. It provides referral services to connect seniors with other relevant community resources. The office also features an on-site resource library with books, videos, and pamphlets on topics, such as family caregiving, as well as a computer with Internet access that is available to use during the library’s hours of operation.
    Contact: Send an email through the agency’s website or call the office at 1-800-742-5001.

The licensed agents that are partnered with Timefor65 can help you compare the availability, benefits, and costs of Medicare plans in your specific region of Indiana. Our process makes it easier for you to access your Medicare eligibility in Indiana so that you receive personalized, affordable, and easy-to-use coverage options and solutions. Feel free to fill out the form or give us a call at (866) 327-0148 anytime to get your free quote and ask any questions that may be lingering.