Medicare Special Needs Plans
There are a variety of federal and state-run programs available to help Medicare beneficiaries with specialized health or financial needs. Some of these situations might include:
High-risk groups of individuals having one or more severe or disabling chronic condition.
Living in an institution.
Being eligible for Medicaid.
If you’re a Medicare beneficiary with one of the above circumstances, ...
Different Types of Medicare Advantage Plans
If you’re currently enrolled in Original Medicare, Part A and Part B, you may be wondering about other ways you can expand on your Medicare coverage. Medicare Advantage (Medicare Part C) is one of the ways you can do that. You can think of it as you another way to get your Original Medicare benefits, except instead of getting your coverage through the government-run program, you’ll get your benefits administered th...
Checklist for Choosing a Medicare Advantage Plan
If you’re thinking of a signing up for a Medicare Advantage plan or switching from Original Medicare to Medicare Advantage, here’s a list of things to keep in mind.
Start by confirming your eligibility for Medicare Advantage (also known as Medicare Part C).
You can sign up for a Medicare Advantage plan if:
You’re enrolled in ...
Medicare Advantage (Medicare Part C)
Medicare Part C, or Medicare Advantage, is a program that offers an alternative way to receive your Original Medicare benefits (Part A and Part B).
Medicare Advantage plans are available from private insurance companies that contract with Medicare. They’re required to cover everything that Original Medicare (Part A and Part B) does, except for hospice care, which Medicare Part A covers when you have a Medicare Advantage ...