LAW OF THE LAND: Medicare Part B and TRICARE for life – why you need to pay attention

William L. "Bill" Martin III Issues

Title XVIII of the Social Security Act (Act) provides for federal health insurance for the aged and disabled under Hospital Insurance (Part A) and Supplementary Medical Insurance (Part B) programs. Generally, individuals are eligible to enroll in the Part B program when they reach age 65 and are either citizens or resident aliens continuously living in the United States for …