Complaint | Type of Insurance | Health | Medicare
Medicare is a federally funded insurance program for eligible participants 65 or over. Medicare has two parts, Part A (Hospital Insurance) and Part B (Medical Insurance). Medicare does not cover 100% of all costs.
Medicare supplement insurance (also called Medigap), is private health insurance that is designed to supplement original Medicare. It may be purchased by anyone enrolled in Medicare. Medicare supplement insurance policies cover some of the out-of-pocket expenses not covered by Medicare.
Medicare Advantage is an alternative to traditional Medicare Part A and Part B. Medicare Advantage plans are approved by Medicare, but are run by private companies that include health maintenance organizations (HMOs) or preferred provider organizations (PPOs).
What Type of Medicare Coverage Do You Have?
If you are not sure, call the phone number on your insurance card