Compare 2016 Medicare Health Plans
Wednesday, October 26, 2016

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  • Medicare Part A - Hospital Insurance

    • Helps cover inpatient care in hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, hospice, and home health care.
    • Most people don’t have to pay a premium for Medicare Part A because they or a spouse paidMedicare taxes while working in the United States. If you don’t automatically get premium-freePart A, you may still be able to enroll, and pay a premium.
  • Medicare Part B - Medical Insurance

    • Helps cover doctors’ and other health care providers’ services, outpatient care, durable medicalequipment, and home health care.
    • Helps cover some preventive services.
    • Most people pay up to the standard monthly Medicare Part B premium.

    Note: You may want to get coverage that fills gaps in Original Medicare coverage. You can chooseto buy a Medicare Supplement Insurance (Medigap) policy from a private company.
  • Medicare Part C - Medicare Advantage

    • Offers health plan options run by Medicare-approved private insurance companies. Medicare Advantage Plans are a way to get the benefits and services covered under Part A and Part B.
      Most Medicare Advantage Plans cover Medicare prescription drug coverage (Part D).
    • Some Medicare Advantage Plans may include extra benefits for an extra cost.
  • Medicare Part D - Prescription Drug Coverage

    • Helps cover the cost of prescription drugs.
    • May help lower your prescription drug costs and help protect against higher costs.
    • Run by Medicare-approved private insurance companies.
    • Costs and benefits vary by plan.

Help is available. If you have limited income and resources, you may qualify for help paying your Medicare health care and/or prescription drug coverage costs. For more information, visit, call Social Security at 1-800-772-1213, or apply for help at your State Medical Assistance (Medicaid) office.

If you have questions about Medicare, visit or call 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227). TTY users should call 1-877-486-2048.