Medicare Resources

Medicare Basics

Who is eligible?

  • Age 65 or older
  • Under the age of 65 who have certain disabilities
  • Of any age with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure)

Find the basics of Medicare here:
Medicare Basics

What are the different parts?

Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) - Original Medicare

  • What part A covers
  • Cover inpatient hospital stays, care in a skilled nursing facility, hospice care, and some home health care

Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) - Original Medicare

  • What part B covers
  • Covers certain doctors’ services, outpatient care, medical supplies, and preventive services

Medicare Part D (Prescription Drug Coverage) – You join a Medicare drug plan in addition to Original Medicare, or you get it by joining a Medicare Advantage Plan with drug coverage.

Supplemental Insurance (Medigap) – Extra insurance you can buy from a private company that helps pay your share of costs in Original Medicare. Policies are standardized, and in most states names by letters, like Plan G or Plan K. 

Medicare Part C (Also Known As Medicare Advantage)

Medicare and You Handbook

  • Medicare and You
  • ABC's of Medicare
  • Need extra help?
    • If you have limited income and resources, you may qualify to receive help with your Medicare Part D premium and co-payments through the low-income subsidy (LIS) or “Extra Help.” Apply Here OR if you need help completing the application call here: 1-800-772-1213 or (TTY 1-800-325-0778).

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