Medicare insurance in Idaho is a health insurance program that is provided to people who are above 65 years. It is also available to those below 65 who are disabled and also to people of any age with End-Stage Renal Disease. Different parts of Medicare covers specific services and are available to eligible Idaho Medicare beneficiaries.
Medicare is run by the US federal government and an individual can apply for it through Social Security Administration. More than 212,000 of the population of Idaho have enrolled in Medicare.
Eligibility of Medicare Insurance in Idaho
Parts of Medicare Insurance in Idaho
Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance)
Medicare Part A insurance can be availed by most of the citizens above 65 years and can receive benefits without paying monthly premiums. This insurance covers hospital care, home health care, hospice or End-of-life care and nursing facilities.
Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance)
Medicare Part B insurance coverage requires payment of a monthly insurance premium. This insurance covers doctor’s services, outpatient care and medical equipment.
Medicare Part C (also called Medicare Advantage Plans)
Medicare Advantage plans offer health plan options provided by private insurance companies that are approved by Medicare. These plans help one get the benefits and services covered under Part A and Part B.
Medicare Part D
Medicare Part D referred to as Prescription Drug Coverage is provided by Medicare approved private insurance companies. It covers the cost of prescription drugs thus helps in reducing the costs of the prescription drugs.
Benefits of Medicare Insurance in Idaho