Your First Stop To Healthier Retirement.
Medicare- the basics
*Medicare is the the largest health insurance program run by the government.
*US citizens and legal residents 65 and older are eligible for Medicare,
*People with disability and end-stage renal failure may qualify for Medicare.
Medicare is run by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). https://www.cms.gov.
Apply for your Medicare Coverage here: https://www.medicare.gov/
Medicare- the Parts
Part A & Part B are Original Medicare and offered by the government.
Medicare Part A: is hospital insurance. Helps cover some hospital costs, skilled nursing, home health and hospice care.
Medicare Part B: is medical insurance. helps cover some doctor visits, out patient care and preventive services. and some coverage like occupational and physical therapy.
Medicare Part C: is Medicare Advantage, offered through insurance companies.
helps cover some cost parts A & B don't cover. It often offers other services like vision,
hearing and dental.
Medicare Part D: is Medicare Prescription drug Plan, Offered by insurance and other private companies.