Medicare Supplement Plans' Basic Core Benefits

Every Medicare Supplement plan includes the following:

  • Hospitalization: Part A co-insurance plus coverage for 365 additional days after Medicare benefits end

  • Medical Expenses: Part B co-insurance (generally 20 percent of Medicare-approved expenses) for hospital outpatient services

  • Medicare Part A and B blood coverage: first three pints of blood per calendar year

  • Medicare Part A hospice co-insurance