Medicare: Part B Premiums
Medicare is a federal insurance program that pays for covered health care services of most individuals aged 65 and over and certain disabled persons. Medicare serves approximately one in six Americans and virtually all of the population aged 65 and over. In calendar year (CY)2012, the program is expected to cover 50 million persons (41 million aged and 9 million disabled) at a total cost of $586 billion, accounting for approximately 3.7% of GDP. The Medicare program is administered by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Medicare consists of four parts-Parts A through D. Part A covers hospital services, skilled nursing facility services, home health visits, and hospice services. Part B covers a broad range of medical services and supplies, including physician services, laboratory services, durable medical equipment, and outpatient hospital services. Enrollment in Part B is voluntary, however most beneficiaries (about 93%) with Part A also enroll in Part B. Part C provides private plan options, such as managed care, for beneficiaries who are enrolled in both Parts A and B. Part D provides optional outpatient prescription drug coverage.
THE DOCUMENT INCLUDES FOLLOWING FILES:
|#||FILE NAME||Document Date||Order ID:||Number of Pages||PRICE|
|1||R40082.pdf||Dec 12, 2012||R40082||33||$19.95||ADD TO CART|