Medicare Guides

Medicare Coverage – An Overview

In an effort to aid in your understanding of the Medicare system and what it does and does not cover, we have provided links to some helpful Medicare guides below. For more information about Medicare coverage, please visit

Medicare Part A Hospital insurance that helps cover inpatient care in hospitals, skilled nursing facility, hospice, and home health care.
Medicare Part B Helps cover medically-necessary services like doctors’ services, outpatient care, home health services, and other medical services. Part B also covers some preventive service
Medicare Part C Also known as Medicare Advantage Plan, Part C will provide all of your Part A (Hospital Insurance) and Part B (Medical Insurance) coverage. Medicare Advantage Plans may offer extra coverage, such as vision, hearing, dental, and/or health and wellness programs.
Medicare Part D Prescription drug plan.


Manage Your Health Medicare Basics
Preventive Services Medicare Benefits
Welcome to Medicare Physical Exam Coverage Choices
Flu Shots Other Insurances
Preventive Service Checklist Eligibility & Enrollment Understanding Claims
Personal Health Records Help with Medical and Drug Costs
Resource Locator Help & Support
Drug and Health Plans Contact Medicare
Medigap Policies A-Z Index
Doctors Frequently Asked Questions
Hospitals Useful Phone Numbers and Websites
Formulary Finder Glossary
Long-Term Care Planning Order a New Card
Home Health Agencies Change Your Address
Your Medicare Coverage Caregiver Resources
Nursing Homes Downloadable Databases
Medical Equipment Suppliers Filing a Complaint or Grievance
Dialysis Facilities Ombudsman
Medicare & You 2011 Handbook Fraud & Abuse
Forms Help
Publications and Podcasts