Medicare

Original Medicare vs. Medicare Advantage Plans

Medicare

When an eligible US citizen turns 65 years old, they can apply for Medicare Insurance on the Medicare.gov website.  Regular health insurance will stop once a person turns 65 years old. As a senior citizen, you probably know, there are alternatives to original Medicare (Part A & Part B) you have a choice of selecting a Medicare Supplemental plan (also called Medigap plan) or a Medicare Advantage plan (Part C).

Nowadays, many seniors prefer to go with a Medicare Advantage plan over original Medicare since they are required to cover the same things at a minimum and have additional benefits, plus the out of pocket expenses may be lower since there is an annual limit on the out-of-pocket-max.

Most seniors have a difficult time deciding which insurer or what …

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