What You Must Know About the Different Parts of Medicare

Medicare can be complicated but we've got you covered. Here is a quick guide to the different benefits provided through each part.

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Medicare can be complicated, especially if you are a new enrollee.

But it's important to understand what benefits you will receive so you can decide if you want prescription drug coverage, an Advantage plan or additional coverage through medigap. Below is a quick explanation of each part of Medicare.

Senior Retirement Editor, Kiplinger.com

Jackie Stewart is the senior retirement editor for Kiplinger.com and the senior editor for Kiplinger's Retirement Report.