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

To find out what your costs would be for Medicare Part A coverage, please visit the Medicare costs at-a-glance page on the Medicare.gov website.


This information is not a complete description of benefits. Call 1-800-603-2340 TTY: 711 for more information.