2012 Medicare Part A Deductible
|2012 Medicare Part A
Part A is Hospital Insurnace and covers costs associated with confinement in a hospital or skilled nursing facility.
|Benefit Period||Medicare Covers||You Pay|
|1-60 days||Most confinement costs after the required Medicare Deductible||$1,156 DEDUCTIBLE|
|61-90 days||All eligible expenses, after the patient pays a per-day co-payment.||$289 PER-DAY COPAYMENT
As much as: $8,670*
|91-150 days||All eligible expenses, after patient pays a per-day co-payment.
(These are Lifetime Reserve Days which may never be used again.)
|$578 PER-DAY COPAYMENT
As much as: $34,680*
|At least 3 days and enter a Medicare approved skilled nursing facility||All eligible expenses for the first 20 days; then all eligible expenses for days 21-100, after patient pays a per-day co-payment||After 20 days $144.50 PER-DAY COPAYMENT
As much as: $11,560
|Blood or Plasma||All eligible expenses after first 3-pints||About $250.00 per pint over $750.00|