Emergency department services
usually covers emergency department services when you have an injury, a sudden illness, or an illness that quickly gets much worse.
Your costs in Original Medicare
- You pay a for each emergency department visit and a copayment for each hospital service.
- You also pay 20% of the for your doctor's services, and the Part B applies.
- If your doctor admits you to the same hospital for a related condition within 3 days of your emergency department visit, you don't pay the copayment because your visit is considered part of your inpatient stay.
Things to know
Medicare covers emergency services in foreign countries only in rare circumstances.