Most people can obtain Georgia Medicare part A without paying any premiums. You are eligible for Medicare part A at no charge if you are age 65 or older and you or your spouse have paid Medicare taxes through your employer for at least 10 years. You can get Medicare part A at 65 if you are receiving Social Security or Railroad Retirement Benefits, or if you are eligible to receive Social Security or Railroad Retirement benefits but have not yet filed, or if you or your spouse had Medicare participating government employment
Medicare Part A, the hospital portion, pays some of the following expenses.
- Inpatient care
- Hospice care
- Infusion therapy
- Cost of semi-private room