Original Medicare

                  Part  A                                     Part B

Part A vs Part B Coverage Summary

• Inpatient services in                hospitals
• Some inpatient care in          skilled nursing facilities
• Hospice and some home      health care services
• Operating room and              recovery room services.
• Care in special units
• Inpatient drugs
• Hospital meals

Doctor visits •
Outpatient care, such as •
preventative services    
      Some services not covered•
by Part A, such as physical       or occupational therapy     
Durable medical equipment•

Ambulance services•
Lab tests •
Urgent care •