As you approach your 65th birthday, choosing a Medicare plan might seem overwhelming, but it's not so bad when you break it down. Medicare has two sections: Part BMedicare Part B is medical coverage for people with Original Medicare benefits. It covers doctor visits, preventative care, tests, durable medical equipment, and supplies. Medicare Part B pays 80 percent of most medically necessary healthcare services. and Part A.
Medicare Part AMedicare Part A is hospital coverage for Medicare beneficiaries. It covers inpatient care in hospitals and skilled nursing facilities. It also covers limited home healthcare services and hospice care. covers your hospital care, skilled nursing facilities, and hospiceHospice is a special way of caring for people who are terminally ill. Hospice care involves a team-oriented approach that addresses the medical, physical, social, emotional, and spiritual needs of the patient. costs. It's generally premium-free. … [Read more...] about Medicare Supplement (Medigap) Plans: Coverage, Costs, and Eligibility