Medicare - A Detailed Guide
Part A (Hospital Insurance)
In general, Part A covers:
Cost for Part A:
There is no premium for Part A coverage.
Ways to get Part A:
Online (at Social Security) - It's the easiest and fastest way to sign up and get any financial help you may need. (You'll need to create your secure my Social Security account to sign up for Medicare or apply for benefits).
Call Social Security at 1-800-772-1213. TTY users can call 1-800-325 0778.
If you or your spouse worked for a railroad, call the Railroad Retirement Board at 1-877-772-5772.
Request a call from one of our agents. They will be happy to help you get set up.