Medicare Part A (Inpatient Hospital Insurance)

Medicare Part A is inpatient hospital insurance and eligible individuals are automatically enrolled in Part A with no premium. Others apply to the program when they are eligible or pay a monthly premium if they have worked less than 40 quarters in their lifetime.

Medicare Part A Helps Cover:

  • Inpatient care in hospitals (includes critical access hospitals, inpatient rehabilitation facilities and long-term care hospitals)
  • Skilled nursing facilities (not custodial or long-term care)
  • Hospice care
  • Home health care services

Examples of Services Not Covered by Part A:

  • Non-skilled or custodial services including assistance in Activities of Daily Living (ADL)
  • Benefits that are covered under Medicare Part B

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If you have questions about Part A,
CALL the U.S. Social Security Administration at 1-800-772-1213
or visit ssa.gov


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We offer both Medicare Advantage HMO plans and Medicare Advantage PPO plans in different areas of Washington state.
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