As you've read in this section, Medicare Advantage Plans are a way to get combined Medicare Part A and Part B benefits, and in most cases, prescription drug coverage (Part D). They may also provide more coordinated health care to help keep you healthy and lower your costs. Some plans (like HMOs) might use networks, where you may only be able to see certain doctors or go to certain hospitals.
Your Medicare decisions are important because they affect things like how much you pay and what is covered. Before making any decisions, learn as much as you can about the types of plans and coverage available to you. Here are other options you may want to consider: