For a government entity to function properly there must be strict rules and standards for that organization to follow. In the case of Medicare, it is important for the system to work properly there be regulations. These Medicare Regulations have been set up to help the organization provide the most health care at the most benefit of population. Is that to say it is a perfect system? No. But Medicare regulations are important because they help make the system work as efficiently as one could hope.
The list of these rules is actually quite extensive and could fill thousands upon thousands of pages in a large book. Many are legal aspects that help ensure that the company is not liable for errors committed by physicians. Other aspects of the Medicare Regulations pertain to patient right and the amount of care that can be covered for a certain persons. To do this the government has formulas and other methods for determining if a person can get full coverage, no coverage or somewhere in between. These rules may seem confusing but they were set up with the best of intentions.
Being prepared is the best thing anybody can do in any situations. In the case of Medicare Regulations it is a good idea to know your specific coverage type, amounts, and the rules governing them so that you get the best health care possible. Of course reading all the available documents provided to you is good, but being proactive about your care and consulting with the billing office and other entities will help ensure you get the care you can afford and need.