Medicare Basics

Explore Medicare and discover what you need to know before you choose a plan, from the ABCs of Medicare to enrollment how-to help.

I'm Just Learning

Watch our brief Medicare 101 video, learn all the parts of Medicare, and check our timeline for decision-making.

I Want to Know More

Understand how Medicare Advantage plans work and follow the 6 steps to choosing a plan.

I'm Ready to Start

Learn how to enroll in a plan and where to find help with the process.

Last updated: 01/01/2018

H4152_2018web5 Approved

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island is an HMO plan with a Medicare contract. Enrollment in Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island depends on contract renewal.