Medicare Parts & Plan Benefits
Part A (Hospital Insurance)
- Inpatient care in hospitals
- Skilled nursing facility care
- Hospice care
- Home health care
Part B (Medical Insurance)
- Services from doctors and other health care providers
- Outpatient care
- Home health care
- Durable medical equipment (like wheelchairs, walkers, hospital beds, and other equipment)
- Many preventive services (like screenings, shots or vaccines, and yearly "Wellness" visits)
Part D (Drug Coverage)
Helps cover the cost of prescription drugs (including many recommended shots or vaccines).
Plans that offer Medicare drug coverage (Part D) are run by private insurance companies that follow rules set by Medicare.
Original Medicare pays for much, but not all, of the cost for covered health care services and supplies. Medicare Supplement Insurance (Medigap) policies sold by private companies can help pay some of the remaining health care costs for covered services and supplies like copayments, coinsurance, and deductibles.
*Medicare overview sourced from Medicare. gov
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