Medicare Advantage Plans
Medicare Advantage Plans are a type of Medicare health plan offered by a private company that contracts with Medicare to provide all your Part A and Part B benefits. Most Medicare Advantage Plans also offer prescription drug coverage.
Types of Plans:
- Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) Plans
- Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) Plans
- Private Fee-for-Service (PFFS) Plans
- Special Needs Plans (SNPs)
Medicare Supplement Plans
Medicare Supplement Plans (or Medigap) are an additional plan that helps to fill “gaps” in original Medicare plan coverage. Medicare Supplement Plans can help pay remaining healthcare costs such as:
A few things to know about Medicare Supplement Plans:
- You must have Medicare Part A & Part B
- It only supplements original Medicare benefits
- An additional monthly premium is paid for coverage
- Each policy covers one person
Medicare Part D: Prescription Drug Plans
A Prescription Drug Plan is an optional benefit offered to anyone with Original Medicare. Prescription drug coverage, which subsidizes the costs of prescription drugs for enrollees, is a stand-alone plan, covering only prescription drugs. Prescription Drug Plans can vary in coverage based on the list of drugs they cover (also called the formulary) and the “tiers” prescription drugs are placed in. Enrollment in a Prescription Drug Plan is not required, but a delay in enrolling could result in financial penalties.
You may want to consider enrolling in a Prescription Drug Plan if:
- You take a specific medication
- If you want extra protection from high costs
- You take a lot of generic prescriptions
You want to have the coverage you need at a price you can afford. We provide cost/coverage analysis so we can ensure you’re getting exactly what you need on your budget.
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We pride ourselves on giving you the guidance you need to make the best decisions by making sure you are educated and informed about the products available to you. If you have questions about other lines of coverage but you're not sure which route is best, we will walk you through a pen to paper comparison. Giving you real numbers so you can determine which option is ideal for you.
Plan Design Options
There are many viable options for those who qualify for Medicare Coverage. We take the time to ensure you’re receiving the right coverage that’s in your budget by providing different plan options to ensure that your plan is customized just for you. We will present each plan and go over it with you in depth so you have a full understanding of your coverage.
At the end of your plan year, we will sit down with you to address your needs and if your current plan is providing the coverage you need. We do this to ensure you’re always getting the coverage you need, even when your medical needs change.
When you have an employee that becomes eligible for Medicare, we can assist you with that transition. As your broker, we can provide guidance about all the options that are available to both you, as the employer, and your employee(s).