Enrolling in Medicare

How to enroll in Medicare – and cover the gaps

Most people are enrolled automatically in Medicare when they turn 65 or starting the 25th month of receiving Disability benefits. If you don’t receive an enrollment notice, contact Social Security.

Get more details on Medicare enrollment options for your unique situation.

Questions or ready to apply?

Find an agent or
800‑280‑2583 TTY 771

Apply for Medicare Parts A and B online

You can use the Social Security Administration’s online application.

Shop for Medicare Supplement plans

Get your Medicare supplement coverage from a company most North Dakotans trust: Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota.

Shop for Medicare Part D – Prescription Drug Coverage

A Prescription Drug Plan (PDP) from BCBSND will help you cover the cost of your medications.

Shop for Medicare Advantage

Learn about our affiliate, NextBlue of North Dakota, the only locally administered Medicare Advantage plan in the state.

How to contact Social Security
If you don’t receive an enrollment notice three months before your 65th birthday, call the Social Security Administration:

1-800-772-1213
(TTY: 1-800-325-0778)

Hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Monday through Friday

Automated phone services
available 24 hours a day,
seven days a week.

You can also apply for Medicare using the Social Security Administration’s online form.

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Questions or Ready to Apply?

Talk to an agent or call 800‑280‑2583 TTY 771 
Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Not sure which plan is right for you? Let us help you choose.

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