Medicare Part A

Medicare Part A Benefit Period

Medicare Part A in 2005 has a deductible of $912. That means the insured is responsible for the first $912 of inpatient hospital expense before Medicare will begin to pay. The bad news for the insured is that this deductible can occur more than one time during the year. This is one of the main reasons a medicare supplement is so important. All medicare supplements, with the exception of Plan A, cover this deductible. If the Medicare Part A deductible will be apply more than once during a year is...

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