Prescription Drug Coverage (Part D)
If you have Medicare Parts A and/or B, Part D plans can be purchased separately to help cover your prescription drug costs. These plans are offered by Medicare-approved private insurers – so costs and covered drugs vary from plan to plan.
Medicare Advantage (Part C)
Medicare Advantage (Part C) plans are Medicare-approved, but offered by private insurers.
Medicare is a health insurance program for:
Since 1965, Medicare has helped millions of Americans pay for the health care services they need. You likely have already paid into the program through Social Security.
Medicare Parts A and B
Medicare works the same way throughout the U.S. with any provider that accepts Medicare patients. Parts A and B each help to pay for several types of medical costs, but they don't cover everything.