Medicare Advantage replaces Original Medicare.
Medicare Advantage insurance provides expanded coverage for things like hospital visits and prescription drugs. For many seniors, this is a preferred option over Original Medicare for its added coverage.
Medicare Advantage plans are administered through insurance companies. You can use our service to get in touch with a licensed insurance agent, who can help you enroll.
What is Medicare Advantage?
Original Medicare was designed to make sure Americans who over the age of 65 have access to affordable insurance. Medicare Advantage programs offer expanded coverage to these plans.
Medicare Advantage FAQ
Have questions about Medicare Advantage? Read through our Frequently Asked Questions below!
Annual Enrollment Period is 10/15 – 12/7
General Enrollment Period is 1/1 - 3/31
Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period is 1/1 – 3/31
Personal circumstance will determine when you can enroll in or make changes to a Medicare plan.
The answer to your second question is yes - Medicare Advantage plans do require a referral from the primary care physician. Medicare Supplement Insurance plans offer more flexibility in this area.