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My dad is 72 years old and soon to become LPR.

My question is Can I buy medicare coverage for him?

If I can I'd prefer to go that route unless you there is other way.

My reasoning is that he will get to pay more for medicare after he lives 5 years here and is eligible for some kind of coverage. I read that when you become eligible and you don't buy it then later you may pay more for it.

However he could not have purchased it when he was 65 do it is confusing to me what applies to him.

I understand that when he comes and we go down to medicare office they will give us more info.

However we want to know how much will I have to budget for my parents to live here.

Other options are buying coverage for him on Obamacare. We are in WAshington state.

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Your father will have to be a resident in the US for 5 years before he can purchase through Medicare:


You'll need to check out the Washington State exchange for "Obamacare":


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