This presentation is designed for people who have questions about filing for Social Security Disability insurance SSDI benefits and subsequent Medicare eligibility. It includes a brief history of SSDI, explains the three main SSDI eligibility criteria and the five steps in the SSDI application process, and describes the full range of benefits that come with SSDI, including Medicare eligibility. Becoming eligible for Medicare means reliable access to healthcare, however, understanding how your options work and comparing all the plans available can be frustrating and confusing. This presentation will provide information on the steps you should take when deciding how to use your Medicare benefits. We’ll educate you on all the parts of Medicare – Medicare Parts A, B, C and D, plus Medigap – and what they mean to you. We’ll also let you know what you should think about when considering a Medicare plan.