Is Medicare Advantage being discontinued?

In a word—no, Medicare isn’t going away any time soon, and Medicare Advantage plans aren’t being phased out. Medicare Advantage plans (such as HMOs and PPOs) must cover at least the same level of coverage as Original Medicare (except for hospice, which is still covered through Part A).

What is the best Medicare Advantage Plan in PA?

The Best Medicare Advantage Plans In Pennsylvania

  • Community Blue Medicare PPO Signature (PPO) – Score: 76.76.
  • Community Blue Medicare PPO Distinct (PPO) – Score: 76.76.
  • Community Blue Medicare Plus PPO Signature (PPO) – Score: 76.76.
  • Community Blue Medicare Plus PPO Distinct (PPO) – Score: 76.76.

Why do they keep pushing Medicare Advantage plans?

Advantage plans are heavily advertised because of how they are funded. These plans’ premiums are low or nonexistent because Medicare pays the carrier whenever someone enrolls. It benefits insurance companies to encourage enrollment in Advantage plans because of the money they receive from Medicare.

Is a Medicare supplement plan the same as a Medicare Advantage Plan?

Medicare Supplement insurance plans work with Original Medicare, Part A and Part B, and may help pay for certain costs that Original Medicare doesn’t cover. In contrast, Medicare Advantage plans are an alternative to Original Medicare. If you enroll in a Medicare Advantage plan, you’re still in the Medicare program.

What is the average cost of a Medicare supplement plan?

Medicare Supplement Plans have premiums that cost anywhere from around $70/month to around $270/month. Typically, plans with higher monthly premiums will have lower deductibles. Plans with lower monthly premiums typically have higher deductibles.

Can you go back to Original Medicare from an Advantage plan?

You can switch from a Medicare Advantage plan to Original Medicare the month before you move out of your plan’s service area. This opportunity lasts for two full months after the month you move.