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Learn About the Basics of Medicare

This section of the website is here to help you learn about Medicare and Medicare-related health insurance plans.

First, you'll learn about the basics of Medicare and how Medicare Parts A and B work. Then, you'll review how Medicare Advantage Plans (also known as Part C), Prescription Drug Plans (also known as Part D) and standardized Medicare supplement insurance plans work.

Glossary of Terms

Part A: The part of Medicare that provides help with the cost of inpatient hospital stays, skilled nursing services following a hospital stay, hospice, respite care and some home health services.

Part B: The part of Medicare that provides help with the cost of medically necessary services like doctor services, outpatient care and other medical services Part A doesn't cover.

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The Basics of Medicare Insurance Explained

Watch the video below to learn more about Medicare and Medicare-related health insurance plans.