One of the greatest misconceptions about Medicare is that everything is covered through Medicare Part A and Part B alone. However, that is not the case, which is why some private health insurance companies offer Medicare Advantage plans – aka Medicare Part C. Continue reading
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One thing about Medicare that seems to confuse a lot of people is the different parts. Medicare is divided into four parts known as Part A, Part B, Part C, and Part D.
Medicare Part A is similar to normal health insurance that covers you in the hospital when you get hurt or sick. Medicare Part A can also help cover a stay in a skilled nursing facility while you recover or hospice care for the terminally ill. Continue reading
Since you’re limited as to when you can leave your current plan or change to a new plan, the importance of your decision regarding the coverage you choose when you do have an enrollment period can’t be understated.