Before choosing a plan we want to be sure you know the difference between your many options; In particular how Medicare Supplement Insurance Plans and Medicare Advantage Plans differ. Many people sign up for Medicare Advantage Plans thinking they are Medicare Supplement Insurance Plans, they are not.
Part A (Hospital Insurance):
Helps cover inpatient care in hospitals, skilled nursing facility care, hospice care, and home health care.
Part B (Medical Insurance):
Helps cover: Services from doctors and other health care providers. Outpatient care. Home health care. Durable medical equipment (like wheelchairs, walkers, hospital beds, and other equipment). Many preventive services (like screenings, shots or vaccines, and yearly “Wellness” visits)
Part D (Drug coverage):
Helps cover the cost of prescription drugs. You join a Medicare drug plan in addition to Original Medicare, or you get it by joining a Medicare Advantage Plan with drug coverage. Plans that offer Medicare drug coverage are run by private insurance companies that follow rules set by Medicare.