In the end, choosing between a Medicare Advantage plan and a Medicare Supplement (Medigap) is a very personal decision, but the following example may help identify some of the important issues surroun . . .
If your 2014 Medicare Advantage plan includes prescription
drug coverage, then the Donut Hole portion of your coverage works just like a stand-alone
Medicare Part D prescription drug plan (or PDP).
. . .
Stand-alone Medicare Part D prescription drug plans (or PDPs) only provide prescription drug coverage.
Alternatively, Medicare Advantage plans provide coverage of your Medicare Part A (in-patient a . . .
Either 2,327 or 35,208, depending on how you organize or imagine the 2013 Medicare Advantage plan data.
For instance, some people would say a regional Medicare Advantage plan that offers the same p . . .
Medicare Advantage premiums have fallen by 7 percent on average and enrollment has risen by about 10 percent since this time last year, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced today.
The enrollmen . . .
For Immediate Release: Thursday, November 13, 2008 Contact: CMS Office of Public Affairs 202-690-6145
CMS IDENTIFIES 15 CHRONIC CONDITIONS FOR MEDICARE
Beginning in 2010, Medicare Advantage Speci . . .
The Medicare Modernization Act mandated that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) establish geographic regions for the implementation of the Medicare Part D prescription drug plans (PD . . .