Medicare covers medical expenses that are only incurred in the United States. The agreement with the Czech Republic does not contain any provisions concerning these requirements. While a person may be entitled to monthly Social Security benefits from the United States on the basis of combined coverage in the United States and the Czech Republic, entitlement to a benefit based on combined coverage cannot be used to qualify for Medicare health insurance. To receive a full Social Security pension, the person must have at least 40 quarters of U.S. coverage. If this is the case, a aggregation agreement would have no impact on the benefits that SSA pays to the employee. Although the agreement between the United States and the Czech Republic allows the Social Security agency to count your Czech loans to help you qualify for retirement, disability, or survival benefits in the United States, the agreement does not cover Medicare benefits. Please send the form in blocks or, depending on the place of residence, electronically to the body or its regional service: unless otherwise provided in that Part, a person engaged in an activity as an employed or self-employed person in the territory of one of the States Parties shall be subject only to the law of that Contracting State in respect of such employment or self-employment. Tabling agreements are intended to coordinate taxation and Social Security benefits for people who divide their careers between the United States and another country. In the absence of an agreement, a worker from one country who works in the other country may be required to pay social security taxes to both countries with equal income.

The employer may also have to pay in both countries. As before the U.S. The agreement with the Czech Republic abolishes this double taxation of social security by affecting a worker`s social security to only one country. You can apply to one country and request that your application be considered a entitlement to benefits from the other country. The information from your application will then be sent to the other country. Each country will process the claim according to its own laws – possibly with credits from the other country – and will inform you of its decision. Tabling agreements can also be used to meet insured status requirements for disability and survivors` benefits in the United States, which can sometimes be less than 40 quarters. Differences of opinion on the interpretation or application of this Agreement shall be settled by consultations between the competent authorities. . . .