Original Medicare is managed by the federal government and includes hospital and medical insurance.
All Medicare patients, regardless of their benefits, are entitled to rights and protections.
Beneficiaries often choose to go with a Medicare supplement plan, also known as Medigap, to help with some of the additional health care costs.
Under the Affordable Care Act, Medicare beneficiaries are entitled to a yearly wellness check as well as a number of other preventative services at no charge to the patient.
When you elect to enroll in Medicare Part B, your health plan covers services and supplies that are considered medically necessary to treat a disease or condition.
Each year, Medicare beneficiaries have the option of making changes to their existing coverage.
As you prepare to enroll in Medicare, you may have some questions about the program and what it will provide in terms of your health care needs.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed payment regulation for inpatient stays at hospitals.
Federal law enforcement officials arrested 90 people May 13 on suspicion of Medicare fraud.
Those enrolled in Original Medicare are not required to file their own claims for covered services as this is done by doctors and suppliers.