Arizona Medicare Advantage Plan is different option than Original Medicare. Arizona Medicare Plan offers the benefits of Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) and Part B (Medical Insurance). Arizona Medicare Advantage Plans are provided by private companies and approved by Medicare.
Medicare Advantage plans include all the services of Original Medicare plus more services.
Arizona Medicare Advantage Plans are also called ‘Part C ’or ‘MA’ plans.
Arizona Medicare Advantage Plans cover many necessary services but have copayments and deductibles.
v Medicare Advantage Plans cover Medicare Part A and Part B services and also many other necessary services.
v Hospice care is not covered in Medicare Advantage plans.
v Medicare Advantage Plans often have low premiums.
v Medicare Advantage Plans offers vision benefits, dental coverage, preventive health care, emergency care and durable medical equipments benefits.
v Medicare Advantage Plans are approved by Medicare and stand the rules imposed by Medicare.
v Benefits of Medicare Advantage plans are offered even if you have preexisting conditions except End Stage Renal Disease.
v If you are already enrolled in the Arizona Medicare Advantage Plan, you cannot buy Arizona Medicare Supplement Insurance policy.
v Usually covers Medicare Prescription drugs.
v Some Medicare Advantage Plans can help in short term coverage needs.
¨ Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) Plans
¨ Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) Plans
¨ Private Fee For Service (PFFS) Plans
¨ Special Needs Plans (SNP)
¨ HMO Point- of- Service (HMOPOS)Plans
¨ Medical Savings Account (MSA) Plans