Social Security Questions? Ask a Social Security Expert
Generally - you should apply for Medicare when you filed your application for social security benefits.You are eligible for Medicare if you are 65. If you are not 65 yet - you are NOT eligible for Medicare - and should wait before you may apply.
If you are within three months of age 65 or older you can use SSA online retirement application to sign up just for Medicare .
Here is a link
You can use our online Medicare application if you:
In all other situations - you need to contact SSA.
If you already applied and looking for the replacement card
Let me know if you need any help.