Blue Shield of California Medicare Quiz

Question 1: What is Original Medicare (Parts A+B)?

It is the traditional fee-for-service program offered through the federal government

The government pays directly for all the health-care services you receive

You can go to any doctor, other health-care provider, hospital or other facility that’s enrolled in Medicare

All of the above

Question 2: What is Medicare Part B (Original Medicare)?

It covers inpatient hospital stays, care in a skilled nursing facility, hospice care, and some home healthcare

It covers certain doctors’ services, outpatient care, medical supplies, and preventive services

It includes prescription drug coverage

It is a Medicare Supplemental insurance policy

Question 3: When can you enroll in Medicare?

Beginning three months before my 65th birthday, the month of my 65th birthday, and three months after my 65th birthday

Any time if I am under 65 and receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)

When I retire and lose my employer-sponsored health coverage

All of the above

Question 4: Does Original Medicare include prescription drugs?



Question 5: How can you get more coverage than Original Medicare?

Replace Original Medicare with a Medicare Advantage plan

Buy supplemental coverage such as a Medicare Supplement plan

Get a standalone Prescription Drug Plan (PDP) offered by private companies such as Blue Shield of California

All of the above

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