Medicare Advantage Plan is also called Part C Plan provided by private insurance companies approved by Medicare. It covers all of Part A (Hospital insurance) and all of Part B (Medical insurance) health care services. Medicare Advantage Plan covers all except hospice care. It also covers Medicare Prescription Drugs coverage (Part D) .You have to pay the copayments and monthly premium to avail the benefits of Medicare Advantage plans.
Who can join Medicare Advantage Plan?
You can get Medicare Advantage Plan if conform to following conditions
If you already have Medicare and want to enroll to Medicare Advantage plans you must know the following
If you are newly relocated to with Medicare Advantage Plan the contact the insurance agent to know about benefits of the Plan. If you want to switch the Plan in you need to enquire about the rights.
How to join Medicare Advantage Plans?
You can get the Medicare Advantage Plan by completing a paper application or enrolling online on the website www.medicare.gov .
You need to give your Medicare number and coverage started date of Part A and/or Part B which is on the Medicare card.