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Before choosing the Medicare Advantage plan that is best for you, it’s important to understand the basics of Original Medicare. Here you’ll find more information about the enrollment process, the four parts of Medicare, and prescription drug coverage. This information is also helpful if you are helping others choose or use their Medicare plan.
You can also use our Medicare 101 booklet as an easy reference guide to the basics of Medicare. View the booklet
Looking for information about the Medicare Annual Election Period? New to Medicare coverage and need to enroll for the first time? You’re in the right place!
Chances are you’ve heard these Medicare terms before: Part A, Part B, Part C, and Part D. Find out what they mean and what each part covers.
Learn about Medicare Part D—what's covered, what costs you are responsible for, and the stages of coverage.
If you are looking after a loved one with long-term care needs or simply helping a family member or friend with their Medicare coverage, UPMC for Life has resources that can help.
If you are turning 65 or retiring soon, there is something important you should do: Enroll in Medicare.
Explore the differences between Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement (Medigap) plans.
If you have limited income and resources, you may qualify for programs that help reduce Medicare costs.