What is Medicare Part A?
By Claire Tsosie, July 9, 2020 - NerdWallet
Part A is the hospital insurance portion of Medicare. For most people, it’s premium-free.
“We used to tell people, go ahead and get into Medicare A, there’s no fee,” says Katy Votava, president of Goodcare, a consulting firm for the management of Medicare costs and planning, and author of the book “Making the Most of Medicare: A Guide for Baby Boomers.” “But you don’t want to enroll in Medicare [Part] A if you have an employer plan that lets you put money into health savings accounts.”