Medicare is health insurance for:
* People who are 65 or older
* Persons under 65 with certain disabilities
* Persons of all ages with terminal renal insufficiency (permanent
Renal failure requiring dialysis or a kidney transplant)
What are the parts of Medicare?
Original Medicare is a paid health insurance cover consisting of 2 parts
consists of: Part A (hospital insurance) and Part B (health insurance).
Part A helps with insurance coverage for:
* Inpatient treatment in hospitals
* Treatment in nursing facilities with trained nursing staff
* Hospice care
* Home nursing
You usually do not pay a monthly contribution for Part A insurance coverage,
if you or your spouse paid Medicare taxes when you were working. This will
is sometimes called contributory part A. If you are not eligible for the non-contributory Part A
if you are eligible, you may be allowed to purchase Part A.
What is Medicare in simple terms?
How does Medicare work in the US?
What is Medicare and why is it important?
What’s the difference between health insurance and Medicare?