In most cases, you will become eligible for Medicare after you have been receiving Social Security Disability benefits for two years. If you have certain qualifying conditions, you may qualify for Medicare immediately.Is disability covered under Medicare?
If you can establish that you suffer from a long-term disability that prevents you from working, you may qualify for monthly Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) payments, which will also automatically qualify you for Medicare.How do I qualify for Medicare disability?
If you are under 65 and have a disability you may qualify for Medicare. You will usually need to receive Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) for 24 months before becoming eligible for Medicare.