Coverage

Original Medicare Benefits

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:

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