Exemptions to the Individual Mandate
There are some cases where there is no penalty to not having coverage.
Helps cover inpatient care in hospitals (includes critical access hospitals, inpatient rehabilitation facilities, and long-term care hospitals).
Helps cover skilled nursing facility (not custodial or long-term care), hospice, and home health care services.
Helps cover doctor services and outpatient care.
Helps cover some preventive services to help maintain a person’s health and to keep certain illnesses from getting worse.
Helps cover durable medical equipment.
A way to get Medicare benefits through private insurance companies. These companies are approved by and under contract with Medicare.
Includes Part A, Part B, and usually other benefits Medicare doesn’t cover. Some plans also provide prescription drug coverage for an additional cost.
Part C takes the place of Parts A and B.
Run by private companies approved by Medicare.
Helps cover the cost of prescription drugs.