MEDICARE PART A (HOSPITAL INSURANCE) 

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

 

MEDICARE PART C (MEDICARE ADVANTAGE)-Includes all benefits and services under Part A and Part B, and

  • Usually includes Medicare prescription drug coverage (Part D) as part of the plan
  • Run by Medicare-approved private insurance companies that follow rules set by Medicare
  • May include extra benefits and services for an extra cost

MEDICARE PART B (MEDICAL INSURANCE) 

  • Services from doctors and other health care providers
  • Outpatient care
  • Home health care
  • Durable medical equipment
  • Many preventive services

mEDICARE PART D (PRESCRIPTION DRUG COVERAGE)

  • Helps cover the cost of prescription drugs
  • Run by Medicare-approved private insurance companies that follow rules set by Medicare
  • May help lower your prescription drug costs and help protect against higher costs in the future

Helpful Resources

1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227)

TTY:  1-877-486-2048

www.medicare.gov

Get general or claims-specific Medicare information, request documents in alternate formats and make changes to your Medicare coverage.

Social Security (1-800-772-1213)

TTY:  1-800-325-0778

www.socialsecurity.gov

Find out if you're eligible for Part A and/or Part B and how to enroll, get a replacement Medicare or Social Security card, report a change to your address or name, apply for Extra Help with Medicare prescription drug costs, ask questions about Part A and Part B premiums, and report a death.