Medicare Parts A and B are part of the federal government’s standard health plan for people age 65 or over, people under 65 with certain disabilities and people of any age with End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) (permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or a kidney transplant).
Medicare works the same way throughout the U.S. with any provider that accepts Medicare patients. Parts A and B each help to pay for several types of medical costs, but they don’t cover everything.
First, you will learn “the basics" about what Medicare is and how the various parts of Medicare work. Next, you’ll learn what Medicare supplement insurance is, and how it may fit with your lifestyle. With this important information, you’ll be ready to make confident decisions about your Medicare coverage.
To get an idea of the coverage provided by Medicare Parts A and B, take a look at the information below.