What is Medicare?

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What is Original Medicare?
Medicare is the government-run insurance program for those 65 and older, or certain people with 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 health care
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, which includes: Services like flu shots Clinical research Ambulances Durable medical equipment M...
What is 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...