What are the Different Parts of Medicare?

Advantage Insurance located in Rock Hill, South Carolina will help you better understand the different parts of medicare insurance.

Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) helps cover:

■ Inpatient care in hospitals
■ Skilled nursing facility care
■ Hospice care
■ Home health care

Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) helps cover:
■ Services from doctors and other health care providers
■ Outpatient care
■ Home health care
■ Durable medical equipment
■ Some preventive services

Medicare Part C (Medicare Advantage):
■ Includes all benefits and services covered under Part A and Part B
■ Usually includes Medicare prescription drug coverage (Part D) as part of the plan
■ Run by Medicare-approved private insurance companies
■ May include extra benefits and services for an extra cost

Medicare Part D (Medicare prescription drug coverage):
■ Helps cover the cost of prescription drugs
■ Run by Medicare-approved private insurance companies
■ May help lower your prescription drug costs and help protect


^ Reference: Medicare and You Handbook 2016 (Page 15)