Medicare Advantage is an alternative to Medicare. Medicare Advantage is a bundled plan offered by private insurance companies that includes Medicare Part A, Part B, and typically Part D. If you have Medicare Advantage, you still have Medicare. What Is Covered Under Medicare Advantage? Medicare Advantage covers all services covered by Medicare. Some Medicare Advantage… Continue reading What Is Medicare Advantage?
What is Medigap?
What is Covered Under Medigap? Medigap helps to pay for costs not covered by Medicare, including copays, coinsurance, and deductibles. Some Medigap plans cover or partially cover healthcare services provided to individuals travelling outside of the United States. Medigap generally does not cover long-term care, vision services, dental services, hearing aids, eyeglasses, or private nursing… Continue reading What is Medigap?
What is Medicare Part D?
What is Covered Under Medicare Part D? Medicare Part D covers a variety of prescription drugs. Medicare Part D is an optional benefit for those with Medicare. Medicare Part D plans and Medicare Advantage Prescription plans specifically list which brand-name and generic prescription drugs they cover. For more information about what your Medicare Part D… Continue reading What is Medicare Part D?
What is Medicare Part A?
What is Covered Under Medicare Part A? Generally, Medicare Part A covers inpatient hospital care, skilled nursing facility care, skilled nursing facility inpatient care, hospice care, and home health care. However, there are restrictions on what Medicare Part A will pay. Conditions, restrictions, and more information can be found on the Medicare website. Does Medicare… Continue reading What is Medicare Part A?
What is Medicare Part B?
What is Covered Under Medicare Part B? Generally, Medicare Part B covers medically necessary services and preventative services. This includes a variety of outpatient medical services and certain services in hospitals. For example, Medicare Part B covers or partially covers medically necessary ambulance services, diagnostic lab tests, chemotherapy, physical therapy, and surgical procedures. What if… Continue reading What is Medicare Part B?