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Medicare Advantage Plans vs Medicare Cost Plans for Minnesota Residents

Medicare Advantage plans and Medicare Cost Plans are both types of Medicare health plans. If you’re looking at Medicare health plans in Minnesota, here’s what you need to know. Comparing Medicare Advantage and Medicare Cost Plans in Minnesota This table... Read more

What Kind of Out of Pocket Costs do Medicare Advantage Plans Have?

Medicare Advantage plans are another way to get your Medicare Part A and Part B benefits from a private insurance company contracted with Medicare. Medicare Advantage plans must cover everything that Original Medicare (Part A and Part B) cover with the... Read more

Medicare Advantage Special Needs Plans (SNPs)

A Medicare Advantage Special Needs Plan, also known as a SNP, is a Medicare Advantage plan that is exclusively designed for individuals with specialized health needs. Some of those needs include: A chronic or disabling health condition (e.g.,... Read more

What Extra Benefits Can Medicare Advantage Offer?

If you're a new Medicare beneficiary, or someone considering making a switch during open enrollment, you may be considering a Medicare Advantage plan. Medicare Advantage, also known as Medicare Part C, is simply an alternate way of getting your benefits... Read more

What is a Medicare Private Fee-for-Service (PFFS) Health Plan?

What is a Medicare Private Fee-for-Service (PFFS) Health Plan? Did you know that Medicare Private Fee-For-Service (PFFS) plans may give you the freedom to choose any doctor you want, as long as he or she accepts the plan's payment terms? And it gives... Read more

What is a Medicare Advantage Medical Savings Account (MSA) plan?

Medicare Advantage plans are another way to get your Original Medicare (Part A and Part B) benefits from a private insurance company. Medicare Advantage MSA, or Medical Savings Account plans are a special type of Medicare Advantage plan that you may qualify... Read more

Comparing Medicare Advantage Plans to Medicare Supplement Plans

People might have a difficult time deciding whether to enroll in a Medicare Advantage plan (Medicare Part C) or a Medicare Supplement plan (also known as Medigap). With a Medicare Advantage plan, the beneficiary receives all of their services through the... Read more

How Do You Enroll in a Medicare Advantage Plan?

Are you wondering how to enroll in a Medicare Advantage plan? Here's some information for you, whether you're: Enrolled in Original Medicare (Part A and Part B), but want to switch to Medicare Advantage New to Medicare and thinking of signing up for... Read more

New Open Enrollment Period for Medicare Advantage

Want to switch to a different Medicare Advantage plan? Starting in 2019, you'll have a new opportunity to do so. You'll have more time to enroll (or disenroll). We've captured the details of the Medicare Advantage open enrollment changes below. Changes to... Read more

Finding Low Cost Medicare Advantage Plans

Medicare Advantage is another way to get your Medicare Part A and Part B benefits through a private insurance company. Medicare Advantage plans may be attractive because they feature a yearly out-of-pocket limit. One the contrary, Original Medicare (Part A... Read more




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