What type of Medicare coverage do I have?

Most people have "original" Medicare, which is implemented by the Federal government, which is available to most people when they turn 65. More specific information detailing "original" Medicare is outlined in the questions following. Another type of Medicare coverage are "Medicare Advantage plans". Advantage plans are implemented by a third party insurance carrier or managed care provider. These managed care companies are paid a monthly premium by Medicare to provide health care. Please visit www.medicare.gov for more information.