Medicare

Business / Accounting / Medicare: A federal government program of transfer payments for certain health care expenses for citizens 65 or older. The Social Security Administration manages the program.

Medicare Choice MSAS

Health / Health Insurance / Medicare Choice MSAS: Accounts created by contributions from HCFA to pay out-of-pocket medical expenses for Medicare beneficiaries. The accounts are used in conjunction with high-deductible, catastrophic healthcare policie MORE

Medicare Part C

Health / Health Insurance / Medicare Part C: The part of Medicare that expands the list of different types of entities allowed to offer health plans to Medicare beneficiaries. Also known as Medicare+Choice. See also Medicare. MORE

Medicare Part D

Health / Dentistry / Medicare Part D: A prescription drug benefit for Medicare-eligible seniors and disabled persons. It was established as part of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement and Modernization Act (MMA) that President Bus MORE

Medicare Supplement

Health / Health Insurance / Medicare Supplement: A private medical expense insurance plan that supplements Medicare coverage. Also known as a Medigap policy. MORE

Medicare Part B

Health / Dentistry / Medicare Part B: Medicare-administered medical insurance that helps pay for certain medically necessary practitioner services, outpatient hospital services and supplies not covered by Part A hospital insurance of Medi MORE

Medicare Part A

Health / Dentistry / Medicare Part A: Hospital insurance provided by Medicare that can help pay for inpatient hospital care, medically necessary inpatient care in a skilled nursing facility, home health care, hospice care and end-stage re MORE

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