Medicare Advantage Articles

How does Tricare work with Medicare Advantage?

Tricare for Life (TFL) is the health insurance program for qualified military retirees and their eligible dependents. This is different than Medicare, which is the national health care system for many people age 65 and older and for people with certain... Read more

Can You be Enrolled in Both Medicare Advantage and Medicaid?

People who are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid are sometimes referred to as "dual eligible." You might be able to sign up for a Medicare Advantage plan while you're receiving Medicaid benefits. What's the difference between Medicare and... Read more

Medicare Advantage for Disabled Individuals

Are you wondering about Medicare benefits for disabled people? Are you considering a Medicare Advantage plan? It might help to know that if you receive Social Security or Railroad Retirement Board disability benefits: You might be eligible for a Medicare... Read more

Medicare Advantage as a Secondary Payer

If you're eligible for Medicare, but you have already have health coverage – for example, through an employer plan – you might want to know which type of insurance is the "secondary payer." For example, if you want to sign up for a Medicare Advantage... Read more

How to Pick the Best Medicare Advantage Plan for You

If you’ve decided that a Medicare Advantage plan is best for you, you’re one of more than 20 million who have made a similar decision, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services in 2017. With Medicare Advantage (Part C) you don’t have... Read more

Medicare Advantage plans vs Medicare Cost plans

If you’re receiving Social Security benefits you may be automatically enrolled in Medicare Part A (hospital coverage) and Part B (medical coverage). Medicare Part A and Part B are also called Original Medicare. However, Original Medicare is not the only way... Read more

Does Medicare Advantage Cover Overseas Travel?

Some people choose to get their Medicare Part A and Part B benefits through a Medicare Advantage plan. If that's you, and you love overseas travel, learn about your health benefits when you're abroad. The Medicare Advantage program (also known as Medicare... Read more

Medicare Advantage HMO vs PPO Plans: Which Provides Better Coverage for Doctor Visits?

HMO vs PPO…that’s what you may be wondering if you’re looking at Medicare Advantage plans. We’ll talk about these types of Medicare Advantage plans and why you might prefer one type over the other. What are Medicare Advantage HMO vs. PPO... Read more

Are Medicare Advantage Plans Subsidized?

If you are looking for a Medicare subsidy, you might be happy to find out that there may be ways to get financial help paying for Medicare and Medicare Advantage. Healthcare.gov defines subsidized coverage as health coverage available at reduced or no cost... Read more

Medicare Advantage and End Stage Renal Disease

When your kidneys are no longer able to function at a level that supports daily living, you might have end-stage renal disease (ESRD). In most cases you can't enroll in a Medicare Advantage plan when you have ESRD. The Center for Medicare & Medicaid... Read more




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