Medicare Part A: Hospital coverage
Also known as hospital insurance, Medicare Part A covers inpatient services including hospital care, skilled nursing facility care, nursing home care, hospice and home health services. Part A is included in the federally provided Original Medicare but can also be included in Part C Medicare Advantage Plans provided by private insurance companies.
What it costs
- $0 monthly premium*
- $1,288 deductible for each benefit period
- Costs for services are based on length of hospital stay:
- 1-60 days: no charge
- 61-90 days: $322/day
- 91-150 days: $644/day
* Assuming you or your spouse paid Medicare taxes for at least ten years while working.
This information is not a complete description of benefits. Contact the plan for more information. Limitations, copayments, and restrictions may apply. Benefits, premiums and/or co-payments/co-insurance may change on January 1 of each year.