If you are a hospital inpatient, Medicare Part A covers:

  • semiprivate room
  • Meals
  • General nursing
  • Medications
  • Other hospital services and supplies

Medicare does not cover:

  • Private duty nursing
  • A television or telephone in your room
  • A private room (unless medically necessary or if it is the only room available)

Part B covers the doctor services you receive while in the hospital.