Medicare Part A Is Your Hospital Insurance
An easy way to think of Part A is your room and board in the hospital. Generally speaking, Part A covers inpatient hospital care, skilled nursing facility (SNF) care, nursing home care (that’s not custodial or long-term care), and hospice and home health care.
About Inpatient Care
You can get your inpatient care at the following:
- An acute care hospital
- A critical access hospital
- An inpatient mental healthcare hospital
- An inpatient rehabilitation facility