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Medicare FAQ

Frequently asked questions about Medicare, Medicare Supplements
(Medigap insurance), Medicare Advantage Plans, Prescription Drug Plans , and more.
 


Q:  What is Medicare Part A?

  • Part A covers hospital inpatient charges after you have paid your deductible of $1,260 (2015). To learn more about Part A Click Here

Q:  What is Medicare Part B?

  • Part B requires you to pay a $147 (2015) before any of the outpatient visits are covered by Medicare. Then it basically turns into 80/20 coverage. To learn more about Part A Click Here

Q:  What is Medicare Part C?

  • A Medicare Advantage Plan (like an HMO or PPO) is another Medicare health plan choice you may have as part of Medicare. Medicare Advantage Plans, sometimes called “Part C” or “MA Plans,” are offered by private companies approved by Medicare. To go to the Medicare Advantage section Click here

Q:  What is Medicare Part D?

  • These plans (often called “PDP’s”) when used with a Medicare Supplement are a “stand alone” RX plan ran by an insurance company or other private company approved by Medicare.
    To compare Drug Plans in your zip code, the Medicare Drug Plan Finder can help you choose the right plan.