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Finding and selecting the right Medicare plan can be overwhelming. There are two primary options:
Medicare Supplement or Medigap – Plans that cover “gaps” in Original Medicare (Parts A & B). Each state approves a set of coverage options.
Medicare Advantage – Plans that work like an HMO or PPO health plan and help to limit out of pocket expenses. Plans may also include prescription drug coverage.
By providing basic information about you and your needs we then work with health insurers to take the complexities out of selecting the right plan.
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Medicare by Parts
Medicare has several parts. Medicare Parts A and B are the original components. Parts A and B are Federally provided coverage to help with medical expenses, generally for those who are 65 and older.
Medicare Parts C and D, along with Medigap, are supplemental coverage that can be purchased to complement original Medicare.
What is Medicare Part A?
Medicare Part A is health insurance for hospital-related expenses. It is provided by the United States government to citizens and legal immigrants over 65.
If you are over 65 and have worked for a least 10 years paying Medicare taxes, you qualify for premium-free Part A coverage.
You can still buy into Medicare Part A if you are over 65 but don’t qualify for the premium-free version. Additionally, certain disabilities can qualify you before the age 65.
What is Medicare Part B?
Medicare Part B is outpatient insurance. It is provided by the United States government to citizens and legal immigrants over 65.
Individuals who are eligible for premium-free Medicare Part A are also eligible to enroll in Part B.
Benefits of Medicare Part B include:
- Doctor’s visits
- Emergency ambulance services
- Lab work
- Outpatient surgeries
- Preventive services
- Medical equipment
Medicare Part C (Medicare Advantage)
Medicare Part C plans are often called Medicare Advantage (MA) plans.
These Medicare-approved private insurance plans are for people already enrolled in Medicare Part A and Part B.
They offer all the benefits of Medicare Part A and B, plus additional services for a premium.
Additional Benefits usually included in Medicare Part C
Prescription drugs are covered separately in Medicare Part D but may be packaged with the purchase of a Medicare Advantage plan.
What is Medicare Part D?
Medicare Part D provides prescription drug coverage that is supplemental to those with Medicare Part A and Part B.
Original Medicare doesn’t cover most of your medications