Medicare and Caregivers

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What is Medicare?
  2. What is Medicare Part A and what does it cover?
  3. What is Medicare Part B and what does it cover?
  4. What is Medicare Part C and what does it cover?
  5. What is Medicare Part D and what does it cover?
  6. What is Original Medicare?
  7. What are Medicare Advantage Plans?
  8. What is Medigap?
  9. What is the difference between Medicare and Medicaid?
  10. How does the Medicare PACE program help older adults?
  11. What do I need to know about the Medicare coverage of a person I am caring for?
  12. What kind of information should I have about a person to help with his or her medical care?
  13. How does a person keep track of the services that Medicare bills and pays for?
  14. If a person with Medicare is covered by another health insurance plan, who pays?
  15. What is a benefit period?
  16. What is a deductible?
  17. What is co-insurance?
  18. What is a co-payment?

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