What is Medicare Part A / Hospital Insurance?

Part A assists in paying for an inpatient stay in a skilled nursing facility. Part A has deductibles and co-insurance requirements. Most covered individuals do not have to pay premiums for the Part A benefits.

Medicare Part A will only pay for skilled nursing care in a facility certified to participate in the Medicare program, and will cover up to 100 days per spell of illness. To be eligible for utilizing the Medicare benefits for skilled nursing care, your care needs must meet certain criteria, such as:

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