Medicare

Coverage options

Medicare is a multi-part program under Title 18 of the Social Security Act.

Medicare Part A

The 86 skilled nursing beds at Evergreen (Creekview North, Creekview South and Creekview Rehabilitation Center) are certified for Medicare Part A coverage. This means that if a resident meets specific criteria (3-day qualifying hospital stay and need for skilled rehabilitation or skilled nursing services on a daily basis), Medicare A may pay up to a maximum of 100 days of a nursing home stay.

Medicare Part B

Residents living at Evergreen may find that Medicare B will assist with payments for ancillary services such as lab, x-ray and therapy. Medicare B may also assist with paying for the cost of durable medical equipment such as canes and walkers if a physician has ordered them.

Medicare Part D

This is an optional prescription drug benefit which has been created to assist the elderly in paying for prescription drugs. There are many plans with a wide variety of options from which to choose.

Further information regarding Medicare A, B and D benefits may be obtained from:

Social Security Administration
400 City Center - Suite B
Oshkosh, WI  54901
(920) 232-2355 or (800) 772-1213
TTY 1-920-232-0930
www.medicare.gov

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