How do I enroll in Medicare?

There are 3 ways to enroll in Medicare:

(1) go to the Social Security Administration website ( and enroll online;

(2) call the Social Security Administration at 800-772-1213 and enroll over the phone; or

(3) visit your local Social Security Association office. 

Note: If you retired from the Railroad, your enrollment will be similar but you will use the Railroad Retirement Board to enroll.  Visit the website at; call 877-772-5772; or, visit your closest Railroad Retirement Board office.