Top 9 reasons to get Medicare Advantage

Updated: Jul 22, 2019


Medicare Advantage

In order to get Medicare Advantage you need to have Medicare Part A & B. By law, Medicare Advantage plans must offer at least the same minimum coverage as Original Medicare.

Reason #1

Hospital Coverage (just like Medicare Part A)

You will continue to be covered in case of an emergency at any hospital in the US (emergency only). You will have coverage at some or all hospitals in your county depending on your plan. Click here to help you find the best Medicare Advantage plan in your county.

Reason #2

Doctor and Medical Services (just like Medicare Part B). You will have a network of Doctors and medical services available to attend your medical needs. You might be limited to the number of Doctors and medical services depending on your plan. If you have a PPO Medicare Advantage plan in your county, then you have more Doctors and medical services available. Click here to help you find the best Medicare Advantage plan in your county.

Reason #3

Medications (just like Part D)

Most Medicare Advantage plans include medication coverage. Medicare Advantage plans with medication coverage (part D) will cover generics, name brand, specialty, and other medications. Click here to help you find the best Medicare Advantage plan in your county.

Reason #4

$0 Premium a month (check your county for availability).

For the most part, you will find Medicare Advantage plans that offer $0 premium. You may find Medicare Advantage plans in your county that charge a monthly premium, usually less than $50 a month. Click here to help you find the best Medicare Advantage plan in your county.

Reason #5

Dental Coverage. If you keep Original Medicare you won't have dental coverage. Most Medicare Advantage plans offer dental coverage that cover from basic and in some plans extensive dental coverage that cover dentures and crowns. Check your county medicare advantage plans for dental coverage.

Click here to help you find the best Medicare Advantage plan in your county.

Reason #6

Hearing. Just like dental, if you keep Original Medicare and nothing else, you don't have discounts or free hearing aids available to you. Most Medicare Advantage plans offer free or hearing aids at a discount. Check your county medicare advantage plans for this benefit. Click here to help you find the best Medicare Advantage plan in your county.

Reason #7

Over the counter items. Most Medicare Advantage plans offer over the counter benefit. Some plans offer hundreds of dollars for free over the counter items. Over the counter items include bandages, aspirin, antacid, gas relief, laxatives, pain relief cream, toothbrushes, oral rinse, eye drops, vitamins, supplements, first aid, canes, and more. Check your county medicare advantage plans for this benefit. Click here to help you find the best Medicare Advantage plan in your county.

Reason #8

Transportation. Original Medicare and Medicare Supplement plans don't have this benefit. Most Medicare Advantage plans offer free transportation from your home to your Doctor or medical service appointment and back to your home (only medical related). Check your county medicare advantage plans for this benefit. Click here to help you find the best Medicare Advantage plan in your county.

Reason #9

Gym membership for free. Original Medicare and the majority of Medicare Supplement plans don't have this benefit. Most Medicare Advantage offer free gym membership. You could have exercise machines, walkers, swimming pool, Yoga, Zumba available to you for free. Check your county medicare advantage plans for this benefit. Click here to help you find the best Medicare Advantage plan in your county.

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