What is Original Medicare?
Original Medicare refers to traditional Medicare health insurance coverage, which includes Medicare Part A is hospital inpatient coverage for people with Original Medicare, whereas Part B is medical coverage for doctor visits, tests, etc.... (hospital coverage) and Medicare Part B is medical coverage for people with Original Medicare. It covers doctor visits, specialists, lab tests and diagnostics, and durable medical equipment. Part A is for hospital inpatient care.... (medical coverage). In all, there are four Medicare parts. Medicare Advantage (MA), also known as Medicare Part C, are health plans from private insurance companies that are available to people eligible for Original Medicare (Medicare Part A and Medicare Part B).... and Medicare Part D is Medicare's prescription drug plan program. Plans are offered by private insurance companies and cover outpatient prescriptions.... are private health insurance options. Medicare beneficiaries can supplement their Original Medicare coverage with a Medicare Supplements are additional insurance policies that Medicare beneficiaries can purchase to cover the gaps in their Original Medicare (Medicare Part A and Medicare Part B) health insurance coverage.... plan to help pay some of the A deductible is an amount a beneficiary must pay for their health care expenses before the health insurance policy begins to pay its share.... and Coinsurance is a percentage of the total you are required to pay for a medical service. ... costs.