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Medicare Advantage Plans: Additional Covered Services

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Medicare Advantage Plans: Additional Covered Services

Understanding Medicare Advantage Plans

Have you explored the full range of Medicare options at your disposal? Private insurance companies offer an alternative to Original Medicare (Part A and Part B) through Medicare Advantage plans, which are also referred to as Part C. These plans are required to offer the same coverage as Original Medicare, but they often include additional benefits and services that can enhance seniors' healthcare experience.

Extra Benefits Included in Medicare Advantage Plans

Medicare Advantage plans offer a range of additional benefits beyond what Original Medicare covers. These may include dental, vision, hearing, prescription drug coverage, wellness programs, and care coordination services. Understanding these benefits can help you select the right Medicare Advantage plan that meets your specific healthcare needs and preferences.

Dental, Vision, and Hearing Coverage

Many Medicare Advantage plans offer coverage for dental, vision, and hearing services, which are not typically included in Original Medicare. These benefits include routine exams, cleanings, eyeglasses, hearing aids, and more.

Prescription Drug Coverage

Most Medicare Advantage plans include prescription drug coverage (Part D), simplifying your healthcare by combining medical and prescription coverage into a single plan.

Fitness and Wellness Programs

Some Medicare Advantage plans offer fitness and wellness programs, such as gym memberships or access to health and wellness classes. These programs can help seniors maintain their physical fitness and overall well-being, leading to a healthier lifestyle.

Care Coordination and Disease Management

Certain Medicare Advantage plans provide extra benefits like disease management and care coordination to help seniors with chronic conditions efficiently manage their healthcare. These services involve personalized care plans, case management, and health coaching.

Choosing the Right Medicare Advantage Plan

When selecting a Medicare Advantage plan, it's essential to consider your specific healthcare needs and preferences. Some factors to take into account include the following:

  • The additional benefits and services offered.
  • Provider networks and whether your preferred providers are in-network.
  • Monthly premiums, deductibles, and out-of-pocket costs.
  • Star ratings, which are a measure of a plan's overall quality and performance.

Take Advantage of Additional Benefits with ATRIO Health Plans

Medicare Advantage plans can offer a range of additional benefits beyond Original Medicare, making them an attractive option for many seniors. When choosing the right plan, carefully considering your individual healthcare needs and priorities is essential.

ATRIO Health Plans's Medicare Advantage plans are specially designed to assist seniors in Oregon and Nevada on their path to improved health. Fill out our online form to explore your Medicare Advantage options and select the plan that best suits your individual needs!