Medicare helps pay for a wide variety of medical services and goods in hospitals, doctor’s offices and other healthcare settings. It doesn’t cover everything and it’s useful to know what is and isn’t included.

Services are covered either under Medicare Part A or Part B. If you have both Part A and Part B you can get many Medicare covered services whether you have Original Medicare or a Medicare health plan.

Part A

Part A is hospital insurance and it helps pay for:

 Inpatient care in hospitals;