Medicare Part A

Medicare Hospital Insurance that covers inpatient hospital stays, care in a skilled nursing facility, hospice care, and some health care.

Medicare Part A Articles

  • Does Medicare Pay for Home Health Care?

    Home health care services and skilled therapy are covered by Medicare, but patients must meet 4 specific criteria in order to be eligible.

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  • Senior Rehab: Medicare Coverage of Skilled Nursing Facility Stays

    Medicare pays for senior rehabilitation in a skilled nursing facility, but only for a limited time and under certain circumstances. Be aware of Medicare’s rules for rehab coverage to avoid costly surprises.

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  • Does Medicare Pay for Hospice Care?

    Medicare’s hospice benefit provides comfort care for patients who are facing the end of life. Original Medicare will cover hospice services for terminally ill seniors (and their family members) if they meet eligibility requirements.

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  • The 4 Parts of Medicare

    A breakdown of the different parts of Medicare including what each part covers, its cost, and who qualifies - Medicare Part A, B, C, D.

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