Original Medicare Part A
Hospital & Part B Medical

Medicare Advantage (Part C)
Combines Part A, B & Usually Part D

Medicare pays first, you add:
Medicare Supplement and Part D Rx okans.

vs.

Same
Part D Not Include

Assign Your Medicare to a Medicare Advantage Plan. Most plans include Part D Rx

12 modernized plans A, B, D, G, HDG, K, L, M, N."C, F, HDF" (Pre 2020 MC) Choose from Part D Rx plans

vs.

Medicare Advantage MSA and Part D Rx

Health Maintenance Organization HMO

Preferred Provider Organization PPO

Any Medicare provider
(Anywhere in the USA)

vs.

Network providers only Some require primary Dr(ER Exception)

Network & Non Network providers

$198 to $400 (Most popular plans)
(after Medicare pays)

vs.

Full cost up to deductible
$7400-$8400-$9400
1st $3240 Pre-funded

Fees for services as you use them.
HMO: $2900 - $5900
PPO $5500 - $6700

Premiums based upon plan and age
Start as low as $55 per month

vs.

As low as $0
Depending on County and Plan

About 3% per year for age,
0% and up for "class" claim losses

vs.

No, Deductible increases

Depending on government funding

Yes, premiums may change SEP for Part D Rx

vs.

Repay pre-funded acct, Pro-rated

No, join a plan in the new service area, or purchase a MedSupp Rx Plan.

Benefits never change

vs.

Plans may change from year to year for Jan. 1

Supplement : Anytime , with exceptions
Part D Rx: During AEP or w/SEP

vs.

Dental - Vision - Gym Transportation
OTC - Meals - Hearing Aids - Accupunture
Include with some plans