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Medicare Parts A,B,C,D and Medicare Supplement

Part A: Hospital Insurance that covers: 

  • Inpatient hospital and rehabilitation facility care, including X-Rays, surgeries, and radiation treatment. Skilled nursing facility, hospice, and home health care. Most people won't pay a premium for Part A. 

Part B: Medical Insurance that covers

  • Outpatient hospital and home health care. Ambulance, doctor, and preventative care. You will pay a monthly premium for Part B; this is usually around $145 depending on your income. The premium is usually taken out of your social security check. 

Part C: This is an alternative to the Original Medicare

  • Part C is a medicare advantage, also known as MA or MAPD. Medicare advantage covers all part A and PArt B benefits; this also may cover prescription drugs. It can offer dental and vision coverage or a fitness membership like silver sneakers. May require you to see certain doctors or specialists. It has a cap on out of pocket maximum, usually around $6500 in a network. 

Part D: Medicare Prescription Drug Plans. 

  • Part D covers your prescription drugs. Part D is often included in Medicare Advantage. It can be purchased separately with a Medicare Supplement in Beckley, West Virginia, at Songer Benefits. 

Songer Benefits in Beckley, West Virginia, offers Medicare Supplements. Medicare Supplements covers everything Medicare doesn't. We frequently recommend these over Medicare Advantage. Call Songer Benefits today for more information on Medicare Supplements, Medicare Advantage, and Medicare Prescription drug plans.