South Carolina Medicare

South Carolina Medicare Is Federally Funded Health Insurance Program For Individuals Above 65 Years Of Age.

Eligibility For South Carolina Medicare

I.??? Citizens Of Age 65 And Above

II.??? Some Young Below 65 Years Of Age Suffering From Certain Disabilities

III. People Permanent Kidney Failure)

Parts Of Medicare

There Are Different Types Of Medicare Covering Different Types Of Health Care Services

IV. Of Any Age Who Are Suffering From End Stage Renal Disease(

South Carolina Medicare Insurance Is Categorized Into Four Parts-Part A, Part B, Part C And Part D.

1)?? Hospital Insurance (Part A) That Helps To Cover Inpatient Care In The Hospital, Skilled Nursing Facility, Facility Care, Home Health Care, Hospice Care And Blood.

2)?? Medical Insurance (Part B) That Helps To Cover Doctors Services, Outpatient Hospital And Emergency Room, Home Health Care, Durable Medical Equipments, Clinical Laboratory And Many Other Services.

3)?? Medicare Advantage Plans (Part C) Combines Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) And Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) And Also Sometimes Medicare Part D (Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage).

4)?? Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage (Part D) Helps To Cover Prescription Drugs And Hence Reduces The Expenses Of Prescription Drugs.

Cost Of Medicare In South Carolina

Original Medicare Compensates The Payment For Visit To Any Hospital, Clinic Or Health Care Provider Accepting Medicare Services. The Approved Share Is Paid By Medicare And The Remaining Cost Has To Be Bared By The Person.

Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) Is Premium Free, But You Have To Pay Monthly Premium For Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance).

You Pay For Copayments, Coinsurance And Deductibles Which May Apply On Each Of The Above Services.

If You Are Covered By Medicare Advantage Plan Like A Hmo Or Ppo Or Medicare Supplement Insurance Plan (Medigap Policy), The Cost May Differ.

Getting Enrolled In South Carolina Medicare

  • If You Are 65 Years Of Age And Already Getting Benefits From Social Security, Then You Are Automatically Enrolled In Original Medicare.
  • Medicare Has Different Ways To Give You Different Benefits.
  • Medicare Part A Is Premium Free Helps To Pay For Hospital Inpatient Care, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Hospital Stay And Also Hospice Care.
  • Some People Have Part A And Some Have Both Part A And Part B.
  • You Will Get A Medicard After You Are Enrolled In Medicare. Medicard Will Show Your Part A And Part B Coverage.
  • Medicare Part B Is Provided By Paying A Monthly Premium And It Helps To Pay For Doctor?s Services, Outpatient Hospital Care And Some Other Medically Necessary Services.
  • You May Have To Pay For Copayments, Coinsurances And Deductibles In Original Medicare.

Initial Enrollment Period

You Can Avail The Enrollment For Part B Anytime In Seven Month Period. This Seven Month Period Starts Three Months Before You Are 65 And Ends Three Months After The Month You Complete 65 Years Of Age.

Before 65 Years 3 Months By Signing In This Period You Can Get Benefits Or Coverage Of Medicare Part B From Your Month In Which You Turn 65
Before 65 Years 2 Months
Before 65 Years 1 Month
Month In Which You Complete 65 Years By Signing In This Month Your Part B Start Date Will Be Delayed
After 65 Years 1 Month By Signing In Months After You Turn 65,Your Date To Get Part B Benefits Will Be Delayed

South Carolina Medicare Does Not Cover

??????? Long Term Care

??????? Routine Dental Care

??????? Cosmetic Surgery

??????? Dentures

??????? Acupuncture

??????? Hearing Aids