Original Medicare pays for many, but not all, health care services and supplies. Discover exactly how much coverage Original Medicare offers and the Medicare costs you could be liable for.
Medicare Basics – Part A
Medicare Part A is most commonly known as hospital insurance. Part A is what you would use to cover your care while you are in the hospital (inpatient care). Discover the costs, enrollment period and more.
Medicare Basics – Part B
Medicare Part B helps take care of your doctor visits, outpatient care, home health service, preventative services as well as any services when admitted to the hospital.
Medicare Basics – Part C
Also known as Medicare Advantage Plans, Part C is offered by private insurance companies approved by Medicare. These plans provide Part A and Part B, and most times Part D as well. Medicare Advantage Plans are offered by private insurance carriers who have a contract with Medicare and are required to offer the same benefits as Original Medicare.
Medicare Basics – Part D
Medicare Part D is prescription drug coverage that is offered to everyone eligible for Medicare.
Confused about when to enroll in medicare? You should enroll in Medicare during your 7 month enrollment period also known as your Initial Coverage Enrollment Period. This period starts 3 months before your 65th birthday and ends 3 months after.