Video: Medicare Part A
Demirkan: The parts of Medicare — I know I keep hearing these As and Bs and Cs, and I believe down the road, it's going to go down to Zs and double-Zs.
Medicare Expert: Right, well eventually there will be more letters of the alphabet that will be — that will be used as the — as the Medicare program expands. But yes, there are basically four parts to the — to the Medicare program and they are: Part A, Part B, Part C and Part D.
Every one of those parts has its own function and its whole set of benefits attached to it. Basically the Part A of Medicare — that's the one that everyone, again, that has contributed to the 40 quarters…
Demirkan: Eligible for Social Security.
Medicare Expert: …eligible for Social Security, automatically gets at turning 65 of age.
Demirkan: OK, that's a given.
Medicare Expert: So that's the Part A. That's a given. The Part A is insurance for the hospital benefits.
Medicare Expert: So all the — everything that falls into the hospital services, it's covered by the Part A.
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