How Are Prescription Drugs Covered With Medicare

Original Medicare does not cover prescription drugs. However, Part D Prescription Drug Plans are available to fill this coverage gap. Medicare Advantage Plans are an alternative to Original Medicare that offers prescription drug coverage in most cases. Medicare Part D A Medicare Prescription Drug Plan adds drug coverage to Original Medicare. To join a drug …

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Medicare Advantage Plans

How Are Dental, Vision, and Hearing Covered with Medicare

Original Medicare does not cover most dental care, dentures, eye exams for prescribing glasses, or hearing aids or exams for fitting them. For this coverage, you should consider a Medicare Advantage (Part C) Plan that offers these benefits. Dental Part A will pay for certain dental services if you get them when you’re in a …

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Medicare Advantage Plans

What Are The Medicare Advantage Plans You Can Enroll In

HMO Medicare Advantage Health Management Organization (HMO) Plans ask that you receive care from health providers in the plan’s network, except for emergency care, out-of-area urgent care, and out-of-area dialysis. Plans with a point-of-service option may allow you to go out-of-network for some services, but you will pay more if your provider is not in-network. …

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Tips for choosing the right Medicare Plan

Tips for Choosing the Right Medicare Plan for You

Coverage Needs One of the most important factors to consider when choosing your Medicare Plan is the coverage available to you. Original Medicare differs from Medicare Advantage Plans, and there is also prescription drug coverage thrown in the balance.  Original Medicare makes up Part A and Part B, which cover hospital and medical insurance. With …

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Medicare Supplements

What are Medicare Supplements and how do they work?

Medigap policies are offered by private companies to help pay expenses not covered by Original Medicare, Part A and Part B. These expenses include copayments, coinsurance, and deductibles. These plans are no longer allowed to pay the Part B deductible or include Part D prescription drug coverage. You can buy a Part D policy for …

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