Medicare Part A (2014)

Part A is Hospital Insurance and covers cost associated with confinement in a hospital or skilled nursing facility. (see Medicare Part A)

When you are hospitalized for:

Medicare Covers

You Pay

1-60 Days Most confinement costs after the required Medicare Deductible $1,216 Part A Deductible
61-90 Days All eligible expenses, after the patient pays a per-day copayment.

$304/Day

91-150 Days All eligible expenses, after patient pays per-day copayment.
(These Are Liftetime Reserve Days Which may never be used again.)

$608/Day

151 days or more Nothing

You Pay All Cost

Skilled Nursing Confinement:
When you are hospitalized for at least 3 days and enter a Medicare Approved skilled nursing facility within 30 days after a hospital discharge and are receiving skilled nursing care.

All eligible expenses for the first 20 days; then all eligible expenses, (if you qualify), for days 21-100, after patient pays a per day copayment.

After 20 days
$152.00/Day