What is Medicare?


What is Original Medicare?
Medicare is the government-run insurance program for those 65 and older, or people with certain disabilities or end-stage renal disease (permanent kidney failure). What's covered on Medicare is based on federal and state laws, national decision...
What is Medicare Part A?
Medicare Part A is also called hospital insurance, and it covers: Inpatient hospital stays. Skilled nursing facility stays. Hospice care. Nursing home care. Home healthcare.
What is Medicare Part B?
Medicare Part B is also called medical insurance, and it covers certain care from doctors, outpatient care, medical supplies and preventive care. Services like flu shots. Clinical research. Ambulances. Durable medical equipment. Mental healthc...
What is Part C (Medicare Advantage)?
Medicare Advantage plans, or Part C plans, are plans from private companies, like us, that take the place of your Original Medicare. You can also add prescription drug coverage to combine Part A, Part B and Part D into one easy package.
What is Medicare Part D?
Medicare Part D adds prescription drug coverage. You can buy Part D from insurance companies to go with your Original Medicare coverage or your Medicare Supplement coverage, or you can choose a Medicare Advantage plan that includes Part D prescripti...