Medicare Supplement Plan A
The Medicare supplement plan A is the most basic of the ten Medicare supplement plans or Medigap policies and provides coverage for both the Medicare Part A coinsurance for hospital stays and the Medicare Part B coinsurance for doctors and medical services. . While it is not one of the most popular plan options among Medicare beneficiaries, all insurance companies that sell Medicare supplement insurance must offer it.
As you can see in the graphic above, Medicare Supplement Plan A will provide you with full coverage for the following expenses:
- Medicare Part A coinsurance for inpatient hospital stays, including 365 additional days after your Medicare benefits are exhausted.
- Medicare Part B coinsurance for doctors and outpatient medical services.
- Medicare Part A copayment for hospice services.
- The first three pints of blood needed for any medical procedure.