Medicare is a healthcare insurance program for those age 65 and over and certain individuals with disabilities.
Medicare is a healthcare insurance program for those age 65 and over and certain individuals with disabilities. It is is a federal insurance program, meaning the government pays your health care providers directly for healthcare services you receive. What is referred to as "Original Medicare" consists of two parts, Part A being categorized as In-patient Hospital services and Part B covering Out-patient services. Part D of Medicare is for Prescription Drug Plans and Part C, also known as Medicare Part C, is the option where you choose to have your healthcare benefits administrated by a private insurance company.
However, Medicare does not cover all your healthcare expenses. You are left to pick up the costs of deductibles, co-pays and co-insurance. The deductibles, co-pays and co-insurance costs come out of your pocket, and the amount you can end up owing can be very significant. Therefore, most individuals on Medicare look for coverage beyond Original Medicare. Medicare Supplements (also called Medigap ) and Medicare Advantage plans are the two most common plans used for protection against the gaps in Medicare Part A & B.
Medicare is divided into four categories. This allows you to customize your personal coverage when shopping for a comprehensive policy
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Original Medicare offers coverage for services and supplies that are considered to be medically necessary, such as doctor visits, lab tests and wheelchairs. There are several alternative plans you can choose from for additional coverage, and each plan must offer at least the same coverage as Original Medicare. There are two Medicare plans that we can assist you with.
Seniors are in the most need of health care, but once retired monthly premiums can become hard to maintain. Enrolling in the Medicare program allows you to get the care you need for a minimal charge.
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