Original Medicare covers most seniors (age 65+). In addition to (or as an alternative to) Original Medicare, seniors are also entitled to a wide range of health insurance options. To select the best options, it is important to first understand the basic entitlements that are available under Original Medicare.
Original Medicare Entitlements
Original Medicare is a federally funded and managed health insurance program that provides health insurance for seniors (age 65+) and also younger people with a Social Security Administration determined disability and also people with end stage renal disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Original Medicare has three basic parts: