American Senior Benefits of Texas, LLC
American Senior Benefits of Texas, LLC

medicare

THERE ARE FOUR PARTS TO MEDICARE:

 

 Parts A, B, C, and D.


• Part A (Hospital Insurance) helps cover inpatient hospital care, skilled nursing care, hospice care, and home health care. Most people get Medicare Part A premium-free since it is earned by working and paying Social Security taxes.


• Part B (Medical Insurance) helps cover services from doctors and other outpatient health care providers, outpatient care, home health care, durable medical equipment, and some preventive services. Most people pay a monthly premium for Part B. In 2015, the premium for most people is $104.90. Some high-income individuals pay more than the standard premium. Your Medicare Part B premium also can be higher if you do not enroll when you are first eligible, also known as your initial enrollment period. There also is a Medicare Part B deductible of $147 in 2015.


• Part C (Medicare Advantage) allows you to choose to receive all of your health care services through a provider organization. This plan includes all benefits and services covered under Part A and Part B, usually includes Medicare prescription drug coverage, and may include extra benefits and services at an extra cost. You must have Part A and Part B to enroll in Part C. Monthly premiums vary depending on your state, private insurer, and whether you select a health maintenance organization or a preferred provider organization.


• Part D (Medicare prescription drug coverage) helps cover the cost of prescription drugs. Many people pay a premium for Part D. However, people with low income and resources may qualify for extra help from Social Security to pay the premium and deductible. To see if you qualify for extra help visit www.socialsecurity.gov/prescriptionhelp.
 

 

We invite you to explore our comprehensive ,educational, consulting services and get to know our competent and friendly team.

"How do I make sure I have made the best decisions regarding my health care?"

 

"I have heard of points where Medicare shuts off.  How will these shutoffs impact my family and me?"

 

"Does Medicare cover home health care and nursing home care?  I know hopsitals and doctors move us out very quickly these days..."

 

"The Retirement Specialists at American Senior Benefits will help me make sense of all this.  They have access to over 100 insurance carriers, so I will get the best coverage at the best price." 

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