Coverage

What Benefits Does Original Medicare Cover?

Each part of Original Medicare provides different benefits. Part A provides hospital coverage and Part B provides medical coverage.

Each part of Original Medicare provides different benefits. Part A provides hospital coverage and Part B provides medical coverage.

Part A benefits

Medicare Part A is hospital coverage that covers the following services:

  • Inpatient hospital stays
  • Hospice care
  • Skilled nursing facility care
  • Nursing home care
  • Limited home health services

Part B benefits

Medicare Part B generally covers a wide range of non-emergency medical services, including the following:

  • Certain doctors services
  • Ambulance services
  • Durable medical equipment
  • Preventative services
  • Mental health services

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About the author

Christian Worstell is a senior Medicare and health insurance writer with MedicareAdvantage.com. He is also a licensed health insurance agent. Christian is well-known in the insurance industry for the thousands of educational articles he’s written, helping Americans better understand their health insurance and Medicare coverage.

Christian’s work as a Medicare expert has appeared in several top-tier and trade news outlets including Forbes, MarketWatch, WebMD and Yahoo! Finance.

Christian has written hundreds of articles for MedicareAvantage.com that teach Medicare beneficiaries the best practices for navigating Medicare. His articles are read by thousands of older Americans each month. By better understanding their health care coverage, readers may hopefully learn how to limit their out-of-pocket Medicare spending and access quality medical care.

Christian’s passion for his role stems from his desire to make a difference in the senior community. He strongly believes that the more beneficiaries know about their Medicare coverage, the better their overall health and wellness is as a result.

A current resident of Raleigh, Christian is a graduate of Shippensburg University with a bachelor’s degree in journalism.

If you’re a member of the media looking to connect with Christian, please don’t hesitate to email our public relations team at Mike@tzhealthmedia.com.

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