Medicare & You # 10050

Medicare Advantage Plans are also know as Medicare Part C, often include Dental and Part D – Rx Prescriptions without any premiums.  Check with us on the qualifications, one of which is that you must have both Part A Hospital and Part B Doctor Visits which runs about $120/month.  How is free coverage possible?  Here’s an Explanation from Ehealth.  Insure Me It’s not free, Medicare pays the pays about $850/month to care for you, which includes paying us as your agent to help you at no charge.

See the menu above to get more details on the plans we offer, service and represent in California.  If you are out of state click here for free quotes and a referral to an agent that can help you.

Please email us or call us 310.519.1335 to discuss your options. 

It’s best to apply when you turn 65 for the supplement plans or Medicare Advantage Plans, as that’s the main “Open Enrollment” period where coverage is  guaranteed issue for any plan.

Click here to view the Medicare & You Pamphlet # 10050, where the Government has done an excellent job of explaining how this plans work, the rules and options.

If you didn’t apply when you turned 65, you can do that or change plans at the Annual Coordinated Election Period (AEP) which runs from October 15 through December 7 each year.  During this time beneficiaries may change prescription drug plans, change Medicare Advantage plans, return to Original Medicare and look into Medi Gap plans, or enroll in a Medicare Advantage plan for the first time.  Enrollment changes take effect on January 1.

If you are ever unhappy with your Medicare Advantage Plan, you can always go back to Original Medicare during the AEP.  You have the right to get a Medi Gap or Supplement Plan, your 1st year and in several other instances.  See our page on when can you enroll for more details, or email us.

See the menu above for the Companies, we represent with their brochures, provider lists, etc. that pay us to help you enroll in their plans at NO additional cost to you.


View the rest of our Medicare Advantage Plans Site by using the menu above

Resources & Links

Medicare Made Clear 64 pages from UHC

History & Details of Medicare Advantage Part C since 1997  CMS.Gov

Medicare Managed Care Manual

My Advocate Helps   Save money, engage with your community, and improve your health. Take advantage of the different programs in your area. My advocate makes it easy to find programs that fit your life.

My health plan doesn’t work with My Advocate. Can you still help me?

Yes! You can still Sign Up to find money savings programs for which you may qualify.

What % of those on Medicare, pick a Medicare Advantage Plan?  Which companies have what % of the market?

Medicare Advantage plans might leave sicker patients in a worse position  CA Healthline 7.6.2017


Technical Resources

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 Medicare Acronyms

Understanding Health Care Costs
Part C Medicare Advantage and Part D Prescription Enrollment
MD Perspective of why Medicare Advantage is great. FREE Case Management – they coordinate and make sure you get your Meds, MD Appointments, etc.





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