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(Posted October 30, 2009)
Question 734: Does early Medicare also apply to workers disabled from other Federal employment?
Answer: Early Medicare provides Medicare benefits before 65 for disabled Social Security or Railroad Retirement beneficiaries.
Since 1984, Federal employees have been covered by Social Security, and presumably would qualify as Social Security benefeciaries.
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