Medicare quick look

Medicare-Part A

Part A is hospital insurance provided by Medicare.

Most people do not pay a premium for this coverage.

Part A covers inpatient care in skilled nursing facilities, critical access hospitals, and hospitals. Hospice and home health care are also covered by Part A.

Note: Facilities can only bill Medicare part A claims

Medicare- Part B

Part B is medical insurance to pay for medically necessary services (Physician Services) and supplies provided by Medicare.

Most people will have to pay a premium to receive this coverage.

Part B covers outpatient care, doctor's services, physical or occupational therapists, and additional home health care.

Note: Physician can only bill Medicare Part B claims

Medicare- Part C

Part C is the combination of Part A and Part B.

The main difference in Part C is that it is provided through private insurance companies approved by Medicare. With this program

May have lower costs and receive extra benefits.

Medicare- Part D

Part D is stand-alone prescription drug coverage insurance.

Most people do have to pay a premium for this coverage.

Plans vary and cover different drugs, but all medically necessary drugs are covered.

You can choose what drug plan will be best suited to your needs.

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