A Quick Look at Medicare Part A

Medicare Part A

Medicare is a federal health insurance program designed for those aged 65 or over in addition to younger individuals who have certain disabilities or end-stage renal disease. The program is composed of several parts, each addressing different elements of the health plan. Here we focus on Medicare Part A to provide a broad idea of…

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Medicare Prescription Plans: What Do They Cover?

Medicare Prescription Plans What Do They Cover

Medicare prescription plans can help you cover the costs of expensive medications. If you have Medicare coverage, your prescriptions will be covered under Medicare part D of your plan. These are some important things you should know about your coverage. Medicare Prescription Plans: What Does Medicare Part D Cover? Prescription Drugs If you have an…

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Medicare Part C: Is a Medicare Advantage Plan Right for You?

Attentive grandpa checking the name of his medication on box

While every American who reaches age 65 becomes automatically enrolled in the Original Medicare plan that includes Part A, inpatient, and Part B, outpatient care, this traditional health plan doesn’t provide Part C coverage for dental, vision, hearing, and prescription drugs. Advantage Medicare plans, that include Medicare Part C benefits and often more, may be…

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Medicare Supplement Vs. Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug Plans


Medicare Supplement and Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug Plans are not the same. Original Medicare • Original Medicare includes Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) and Part B (Medical Insurance). • If you want drug coverage, you can join a separate Part D plan. • To help pay your out-of-pocket costs in Original Medicare (like your 20%…

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