Health Plan choices for Medicare Beneficiaries
Medicare Advnatage plans , also called Part C are plans offered by private insurance companies that provide the same coverage as Medicare Part A and Medicare Part B and may include additional benefits. Most plans include Prescription drug coverage.
Medicare Advantage plans are gaining popularity due to the low premium and additional coverage for prescription drugs, dental and vision.
Many companies offer HMO PPO and Special needs plans (in certain counties)
Qualifications for MAPD
You must have Medicare
To qualify for a PDP you must have
Part A OR Part B
There is a lifetime penalty if you do not enroll in a Part D plan when you are eligible