Nowadays, Medicare Advantage Plans are growing in popularity. To get one of these plans, you must have both Medicare Part A and Part B and live where Medicare Advantage Plan coverage is available.
One advantage of Medicare Advantage Plans is that they offer extra benefits beyond Medicare coverage. An Advantage Plan may cover your dental needs as well as hearing and vision services.
One thing that many see as a disadvantage is that Medicare Advantage Plans typically require you to get a referral in order to see a specialist. With a Medicare Advantage Plan, you’re usually restricted to getting care from specific doctors and hospitals outside of emergency situations. Since Medicare Advantage Plans are individualized, you need to find out about the specific details of each plan. Specifically, inquire about which prescription medications are covered. Scrutinize the rules of Advantage Plans to be sure you get the full benefits available.
To learn about the details and benefits of Medicare Advantage Plans and whether these types of coverage are available in your area, visit our website. You’ll also find information about Medicare and Medigap Plans there, too.
Jim McFadden has over 11 years of executive-level experience in the health insurance industry, is a youth baseball, softball and football coach, and has one of the worst fantasy football records in the world.