If you are new to Medicare, this information explains the four parts of Medicare and what they cover. You can also learn more about Medicare enrollment, costs, and your coverage options.

New to Medicare?

Medicare is a federal health insurance program available to those 65 and older as well as younger people with specified disabilities or health conditions. 

Enrollment in Original Medicare (Parts A and B)

  • Automatic Enrollment: You start receiving Social Security payments at least three months before turning 65.
  • Enroll at If you haven’t started collecting benefits from Social Security at least three months before turning 65.

You can add a Part C or D coverage through a private insurance firm after enrolling in Original Medicare.


Medicare and its Four Parts

Part A of Original Medicare includes hospital care, and Part B covers physician and outpatient care. But a lot of folks discover they require greater protection than what Original Medicare provides.
For instance, you might desire coverage for dental, vision, and prescription medication. Medicare Parts C and D are useful in this situation.

What is Medicare Part A?

Part A covers hospitalization, home care, and inpatient services.

What is Medicare Part B?

Part B covers outpatient and preventive care, doctor visits, and medical tests.

What is Medicare Part C?

Part C is also called Medicare Advantage. Decide if a Medicare Advantage plan is right for you.


What is Medicare Part D?

Part D covers prescription drugs, which aren't covered by Original Medicare.

Turning 65? Sign up for Medicare

Happy early birthday to you if you will turn 65 soon! Here is some information on what this significant turning point implies for your healthcare coverage. It outlines when, how, and what it will cost you to sign up for Medicare.

Looking for a Medicare Supplement Plan?

Medigap policies are standardized, and in most states are named by letters, Plans A-N. Compare the benefits each plan helps pay for and choose a plan that covers what you need.

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