Medicare Insurance

What is Medicare Insurance?

Medicare is the federal health insurance
program for:

  • People who are 65 or older,

  • Certain younger people with disabilities

  • People with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or a transplant, sometimes called ESRD)


What are the parts of Medicare?

The different parts of Medicare help cover specific services:

  • Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance)

    • Part A covers inpatient hospital stays, care in a skilled nursing facility, hospice care, and some home health care.

  • Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance)

    • Part B covers certain doctors' services, outpatient care, medical supplies, and preventive services.

  • Medicare Part D (prescription drug coverage)

    • Helps cover the cost of prescription drugs (including many recommended shots or vaccines).

How do I apply?

You can view coverage options and choose the best plan for you on the Medicare website or call 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227)