Medicare Advantage Benefits
Medicare Advantage plans must provide the benefits that Original Medicare does, such as lab tests, surgery, inpatient medical care, home health care, etc. However, these plans also offer:
- Nutrition programs
- Fitness memberships
- Over-the-counter drugs
- Adult day-care services
- Dental, hearing, and vision
- Transportation to doctor visits
- And more
The benefits you are eligible for can vary, depending on your area and plan providers.
Medicare Advantage Eligibility
If you are eligible for Medicare, then you are eligible for a Medicare Advantage plan. You must be enrolled in both Medicare Parts A and B before you can purchase a Medicare Advantage plan. You also cannot forfeit Part B, or you will lose your Advantage plan.