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Medicare Part B

Part B is Medical Insurance and covers physicians services, outpatient care, test, and supplies. (see Medicare Part B)

Introduction to Medicare

The Medicare Program

Medicare is a health insurance program for:

  • People age 65 or older.
  • People under age 65 with certain disabilities.
  • People with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or a kidney transplant)

The Original Medicare Has Two Parts

Medicare Part A

Part A is Hospital Insurance and covers cost associated with confinement in a hospital or skilled nursing facility. (see Medicare Part A)