TERM: Medicare


Description:


A social insurance program coordinated by the United States government, providing health insurance coverage to people age 65 and over, or who meets other special criteria. It provides residency training programs for many physicians in the United States. Medicare programs consists of two parts: Part A (Hospital Insurance), and Part B (Medical Insurance). Part A covers impatient hospital stays, while Part B helps pay for some services and products not covered by Part A. Medicare also provides beneficiaries with the option to choose benefits through private health insurance plans, rather than choosing Part A or Part B. Premiums for individuals with 30-39 quarters of Medicare-covered employment pay $233.00 per month, and individuals with less than 30 quarters of Medicare-covered employment pay $423.00 per month.


Applications:

The insurance one has offers four easy steps.
1. The applicant completes and submits an enrollment application
2. The NSC reviews the application and verify the supplier standards
3. The NSC notifies the applicant in writing if they were excepted for enrollment
4. Pick their doctor








Web Resources/ Citations, Reference:


www.medicare.gov
www.medicare.org
www.ssa.gov/mediinfo.htm

Related terminology:

Medicare Advantage
Centers for Medicare amd Medicaid Service (CMS)
Medicaid
premium
Occupational therapy
Health Maintenance Organization (HMO)
High-deductible Option (Medigap)
Out-of-pocket costs
Deductible
Long-Term Care
Short-Term Care
Original Medicare
Prescription Drug Plans (PDPs)

Citations/References:

www.medicare.com
www.cms.hhs.gov/home/medicare.asp
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/medicare.html
www.webmd.com

Graphics:

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