Medicare is a health insurance program for people 65 or older, or under 65 and with certain disabilities. The program helps with the cost of health care, but it does not cover all medical expenses or the cost of most long-term care.
There are four primary components to Medicare and multiple plan combinations. Stroke survivors and their caregivers should be well-informed about the choices available to ensure they are enrolled in the plan that best meets their financial and healthcare needs. Medicare has different parts that cover inpatient services, outpatient services and prescription drugs at the pharmacy.
Medicare is always changing. Your healthcare needs may also change from year to year. That’s why understanding Medicare coverage and knowing what plan works best for specific needs is so important.
To learn more download Understanding Medicare and How It Works.