Part A Hospital Coverage

Part A premium ranges from $0 to $437 a month per person.

Part A Late Enrollment Penalty

If you aren’t eligible for premium-free Part A, and you don’t buy it when you’re first eligible, your monthly premium may go up 10%. You’ll have to pay the higher premium for twice the number of years you could have had Part A, but didn’t sign up.

Part A Covers:

  • Inpatient hospital care
  • Skilled nursing facility care
  • Hospice
  • Home health care
Service: Hospitalization Medicare Pays In 2019 You Pay
First 60 Days All but $1,364 $1,364 (Part A Deductible)
61st – 90th Day All but $341 a day $341 coinsurance a day
91st – 150th Day All but $682 a day $682 coinsurance a day*
151st Day and after $0 All costs

*Up to 60 days over your lifetime

Service: Skilled Nursing Facility Care Medicare Pays In 2019 You Pay
First 20 Days All costs $0
21st – 100th Day All but $170.50 a day Up to $170.50 coinsurance a day
101st Day and after $0 All costs

-Must be hospitalized for at least 3 days and enter a Medicare approved SNF within 30 days after hospital discharge

 

 

For more information click here or call (866) 994-2338.

 

Data from Medicare.gov