Time Worked **
Most confinement costs after the required Medicare deductible
$1,600 deductible for each benefit period
All eligible expenses after patient pays a per-day co-payment
$400 coinsurance per day of each benefit period
Coinsurance per each “lifetime reserve day” after day 90 for each benefit period (up to 60 days over your lifetime)
$800 coinsurance per each day of benefit
You pay all costs
SKILLED NURSING CONFINEMENT: FOLLOWING AN INPATIENT HOSPITAL STAY OF AT LEAST 3 DAYS & ENTER A MEDICARE-APPROVED SKILLED NURSING FACILITY WITHIN 30 DAYS AFTER HOSPITAL DISCHARGED and RECEIVE SKILLED NURSING CARE.
All eligible expenses for first 20 days: then all eligible expenses for days 20-100 after patient pays a per day copayment.
After 20 days $200 a day co-payment
When you’re first eligible for Medicare, you have a 7-month Initial Enrollment Period to sign up for Part A and/or Part B.
If you’re eligible for Medicare when you turn 65, you can sign up during the 7-month period that:
You should ask your Human Resources department if you should sign up for Part A. If you’re eligible for premium-free Part A, you can enroll in Part A anytime after you’re first eligible for Medicare, if you did not when you turned 65.
You also have an 8-month Special Enrollment Period to sign up for Part A and/or Part B that starts at one of these times (whichever happens first):
Note: Must be creditable health insurance.
If you are receiving Social Security they will automatically sign you up for both Part A and B at age 65.
You automatically get Part A and Part B after you get one of these:
You can apply online by copying and pasting:
Or call Social Security at: 800-772-1213
If you are drawing your Social Security, you should receive your Medicare card 3 months before your 65th birthday. If you are not receiving Social Security, you need to apply for Medicare.