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A Medicare Advantage Plan is another plan choice you may have as part of Medicare. These plans, sometimes called ‘Part C’ or ‘MA Plans,’ are offered by private insurance companies approved by Medicare. The premiums are a flat rate, regardless of age.
If you join a Medicare Advantage Plan, it will provide:
In all types of Medicare Advantage Plans, you’re always covered for:
Plans can charge different copays, coinsurance, and deductibles for these services.
Depending on the Medicare Advantage Plans offered in your area, you may have these options:
If you enroll in a Medicare Advantage Plan you will need to continue paying your Medicare Part B premium, as well as any premium charged by the plan you choose. A monthly premium may apply and can vary based on the plan selected.
Medicare Advantage Plans are health insurance plans approved by Medicare and offered by private companies. Medicare Advantage Plans are different from Medicare Supplement Insurance Plans. If you enroll in a Medicare Advantage Plan, you cannot purchase a Medicare Supplement Insurance Plan.
Last Updated: March 24, 2022
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