As a consumer, it’s important to know the basics about Medicare. However, we realize it can be confusing to determine which plan will work best for you – so that’s why Medicare BackOffice® is here to help.
What is Medicare?
It’s important that you understand the different components of Medicare and carefully weigh your choices. Why? Because your decision will impact many things, from what you pay and which benefits are available to you, to which doctors you can see and the quality of care you receive.
You Have Several Options, Depending on Where You Live. You Can:
Our lives and cost of living have changed dramatically in the past 50 years…even in the past 30 years! Most individuals in previous decades worked for the same company for their entire career.
- Elect Original Medicare.
- Elect Original Medicare and add drug coverage with a Medicare Part D prescription drug plan.
- Substitute a private Medicare Advantage plan for Original Medicare.
- Substitute a private Medicare Advantage plan that also includes Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage in place of Original Medicare (resulting in an “MA-PD” plan).
- Elect Original Medicare, add a Medicare Supplement insurance plan to pay for any gaps in coverage and add drug coverage with a Medicare Part D prescription drug plan.