What You Need to Know About Medicare Advantage
What is Medicare Advantage? What are the benefits of Medicare Advantage? What are the drawbacks of Medicare Advantage? How do I know if Medicare Advantage is right for me? I have Medicare Advantage, now what? Medicare Advantage is a health insurance plan that is offered by a private company and approved by Medicare. It provides all of the benefits of Original Medicare, Part A and Part B, and often includes prescription drug coverage and extra benefits, such as dental and vision coverage. There are several advantages to enrolling in a Medicare Advantage plan. First, you may have lower out-of-pocket costs than with Original Medicare. In addition, many Medicare Advantage plans offer extra benefits that Original Medicare does not cover, such as dental and vision care. Finally, you may have the convenience of having all of your health care needs covered under one plan. There are some drawbacks to Medicare Advantage plans as well. First, you may have to see doctors who participate in the plan’s network. Second, you may have to get prior approval from the plan before you can see certain specialists or get certain tests or services.