Medicare covers a lot of the cost of health care, including medications, to those who are retired or totally disabled. Virginia will pay Medicare Part D premiums and co-pays for low-income people who have HIV and Medicare. Learn more...

For information on Medicare coverage for people with HIV/AIDS, check out The Body Website.

To see whether you are eligible for Social Security, SSI and Medicare, try Social Security’s online Benefit Eligibility Screener Tool (BEST) at Government Benefits.

BEST helps you find out if you qualify for:

Based on your answers to the questions, these tools will list benefits for which you might be eligible and tell you about how to qualify and apply.  Keep in mind, the eligibility screening tools:

  • are NOT applications for benefits
  • do not know, and will not ask you for your name or social security number
  • will not give an estimate of benefit amounts