What is Medicare?
In 1965, the US government founded a health insurance program to help senior citizens above the age of 65 in meeting their healthcare expenses. Over the years, Medicare has become the largest healthcare program in the US. It’s jointly managed by the federal government and the respective state governments.
What are the Medicare Plans in South Carolina?
While Plan A of Medicare covers the hospitalization costs, Plan B covers doctor’s visits and various outpatient expenses like physical therapy. It also pats for preventive costs like laboratory tests for diabetes checking and others.
Plan C, also known as Medicare Advantage, is a private plan that’s run via Medicare in respective states and provides an alternative to the two earlier parts. One has to specifically buy this part.
Part D comprises of the prescription medicine plans.
What are the Medicare Prescription Drug Plans in South Carolina?