Medicare Coverage Law and Legal Definition

Medicare coverage is a general term that is used to cover both medicare part A and medicare part B coverage. Medicare part A coverage refers to hospital insurance that covers hospice care, home health care, skilled nursing facilities, and inpatient hospital stays. Medicare part B coverage refers to medical insurance that covers doctors' services, outpatient hospital care, and other medical services such as physical and occupational therapy. Almost every individual who is aged sixty-five and older is entitled to medicare coverage.