What is the Cost of Part A? In Original Medicare, these are the costs related to Part A covered services:

What is the Cost of Part A?
Monthly premiumNothing if you or your spouse worked 40 calendar quarters (10 years) or more in the U.S.
$240 if you or your spouse worked between 30 and 39 quarters (7.5 and 10 years) in the U.S.
$437 if you or your spouse worked fewer than 30 quarters (7.5 years) in the U.S.
Inpatient hospital care$1,364 deductible for each benefit period
No coinsurance for days 1 to 60
$341 daily coinsurance for days 61 to 90
$682 daily coinsurance for 60 lifetime reserve days
Skilled nursing facility careNo deductible for each benefit period
No coinsurance for days 1 to 20
$170.50 daily coinsurance for days 21 to 100
Home health careNo deductible or coinsurance
Hospice careNo deductible
Small copayment for outpatient drugs and inpatient respite care

 If you have a Medicare Advantage Plan, you should contact your plan to learn about their costs for these services.

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