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
- 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